Odhikar

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Odhikar
Type Human Rights NGO[1]
Focus Human rights
Location
  • Bangladesh
Method Research, documentation, advocacy, training case workers, election monitoring
Website http://odhikar.org

Odhikar is a Bangladesh-based human rights organization that was founded in October 1994.[2] It is a member of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH).[3] It has been publishing an annual Activity Report since 2003.[4] Odhikar's work has been cited by Human Rights Watch in their 2011 World Report on Bangladesh.[5]

2013 Shapla Square protests[edit]

On 10 June 2013, Odhikar published a fact finding report on the 2013 Operation at Motijheel Shapla Chattar claiming 61 deaths,[6] but refused to provide any names of the victims report, citing security concerns for the families of the victims.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Legal Status, retrieved 26 February 2016 
  2. ^ "Odhikar - About". Retrieved 23 February 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.fidh.org/-BANGLADESH-ODHIKAR-. Retrieved 20 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Annual Activity Reports". Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "World Report 2012: Bangladesh". Human Rights Watch. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Assembly of Hefazate Islam Bangladesh and Human Rights Violations". Odhikar. June 10, 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Odhikar's Hefajat list under wraps". The Daily Star. August 18, 2013. Retrieved 21 May 2014.