human rights situation | The Daily Star
  • A crucial stocktaking

    Today, Bangladesh's human rights situation will be reviewed at the United Nations' Human Rights Council in Geneva, under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. The UN Human Rights Council carries out UPR review every four and a half years and this is the third-cycle review for Bangladesh.

  • EP worried over rights situation

    A European Parliament (EP) delegation has expressed concern over the human rights situation in Bangladesh, and called for an impartial investigation into all the cases of blogger killings.

  • 2015: Bad time for civic, political rights

    Human rights situation in Bangladesh worsened on civic and political fronts last year despite improvement in some socio-economic