BANGLADESH – Torture on Mahmudur Rahman, acting editor of an opposition daily
15 June 2010 2:35 am

After forcing to close the Bengali daily Amar Desh on 1 June 2010, the government of Bangladesh arrested its editor. Below is the report by FORUM-ASIA member Odhikar. On 12 June 2010, after being in remand for three days, Mr. Mahmudur Rahman, acting Editor of the Daily Amar Desh, was brought before the court of [ Read more ]

Bangladesh – Border Security Forces Kill the Innocent
31 July 2009 4:30 am

Odhikar, FORUM-ASIA member in Bangladesh, called on the government to address the killing by Indian Border Security Force during the three-day meeting with them. The organisation issued the statement below on 12 July 2009, the first day of the meeting. It reports that 789 people, most of them farmers, were killed by the force. Odhikar, [ Read more ]