Lawmen go unpunished

Extrajudicial Killings
Lawmen go unpunished
Says HR Commission in its report for UN HR Council
Extrajudicial killings, forced disappearances and torture by law enforcement agencies continue in the country with impunity, says a report on human rights conditions.
The report, prepared by the National Human Rights Commission, also says while child labour continues to be pervasive, indigenous people in the hills are losing

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NHRC chief terms it an ominous sign

“The torture on Quader is an ominous sign for law and order in the country…. The state is responsible for incidents of torture of civilians by law enforcers.”
National Rights Commission Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman made the comment before the High Court yesterday during the hearing on a suo moto rule over police torture on

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Rights of indigenous people on forest resources underscored

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will ask the government to incorporate the rights of the indigenous people on the natural resources in the amended forest act.
“The act that got nod from the cabinet will not bring any welfare to these people,” said NHRC Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman while addressing a national conference on forest conservation at

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