Observing that it is a sheer violation of labor rights that tea gardens workers are not paid their wages for working on weekly holidays, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Dr Mizanur Rahman on Sunday said the state has to be answerable for violating the rights of the workers.
A Malaysia-based NGO today handed over a list of 598 trace-less Bangladeshi trafficking victims to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today for investigation and taking steps to bring them back home.
How much the rule of law implemented? What is the actual state of human rights in the country?- to find the answers a national daily interviewed Mizanur Rahman, the chairman of Human Rights Commission in the country. The essential segments of the conversation is inside-
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has requested the home ministry to form a three-member committee in the next 24 hours with a retired judge as its head to investigate the seven-murder in Narayanganj.
Contrary to what the National Human Rights Commission found at Tongi Juvenile Development Centre, a government probe committee has pinned all the blame on the 20 teenagers who hurt themselves grievously in a protest against the authorities last month.
National Human Rights Commission Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman has said he will continue his criticism for the sake of the fundamental rights of the people even if that went against the government or any minister.
Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Dr Mizanur Rahman on Tuesday said the law enforcers crossed their limit by making attacks on a recent peaceful rally of Rajshahi University students.
Oishee Rahman turned 17 on Saturday. Still a child under the law, she cannot be placed on police remand, despite the fact that she is the suspected killer of her parents. Yet, a Dhaka court put her on a five-day remand yesterday.