From Our Member Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM), India – Monthly Human Rights Report of April 2021
5 May 2021 6:46 pm

MASUM, our member from India, prepared his Monthly Human Rights Report of April 2021, which was published on 2 May 2021.


“Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Mancha (MASUM) made 9 fresh complaints and 7 updated complaints of gross human rights violations before the relevant state authorities and different human rights institutions; especially the National Human Rights Commission during the month of April 2021.

We made 1 reply in cases where the NHRC asked our comments. We have sent 11 protest letters to the concerned authorities, where they have closed a case or sent overdated summons to our victims. We have asked for action taken report from the concerned authorities in 1 case where the NHRC have asked them to take necessary action and disposed of the case.

Out of the nine complaints, four are on Government Negligence, two on torture by BSF personnel and one on illegal detention of Bangladeshi women and children, extra judicial killing and mental harassment. Through these complaints we addressed the issues of 27 individual victims; out of them 16 belonged from the minority Muslim community, 7 from the Hindu (Gen) community and 4 from Hindu Scheduled Caste community. Among the victims 11 were males, 13 were females and 3 is minor.”


Content of the April report 2021:

  • Our activities;
  • Case Briefs, April 2021;
  • Legal activities: April 2021;
  • Monthly Overview: April 2021;
  • Activities at a glance.



For the pdf version of the report click here.