National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

CHT peace treaty to be fully implemented by this year, Gowher Rizvi assures

Prime Minister’s International Affairs adviser Gowher Rizvi on Tuesday said the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Peace Accord will fully be implemented by this year.

RAB warned by National Human Rights Commission

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman today warned Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) against violation of any human rights and asked the elite force to be respectful to laws.

National Human Rights Commission asks for committee

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.

Kids blamed for all that happened

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.

Mizanur to continue criticism

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.

Ministers come down hard on NHRC

Two ministers have come down hard on National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman on Friday after he criticised the government on security of religious minorities.

‘Eliminating terror top priority’

Elimination of the roots of militancy in Bangladesh should be the country's top priority, said National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur Rahman.

Law enforcers crossed limit at RU: NHRC

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.

Stop 'killings' right away

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman yesterday termed the law enforcers' versions of recent “shootout” incidents “cooked up fiction.”

Rehabilitate Abhaynagar victims: NHRC chief

National Human Rights Commission Chairman Professor Dr Mizanur Rahman has asked the government to rehabilitate the affected people at Malopara, Abhaynagar upazila.

Some points to ponder

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.

Limon Case: NHRC role frustrates TIB

Voicing deep concern over the request of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Prof Dr Mizanur Rahman to withdraw a case filed by Limon’s mother against Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) men, the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has urged the commission not to take any step that goes against human rights.

An unusual request

National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur Rahman yesterday asked Limon Hossain, maimed by Rab personnel in Jhalakathi two years ago, to withdraw the case his mother had filed against six Rab officials, considering his future economic security.

HC seeks explanation from NHRC

The High Court issued a rule upon the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to explain in Homefour weeks why it should not be directed to formulate a policy on disposal of complaints.

No need for caretaker: NHRC Chairman

National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur Rahman on Monday said those advocating the return of the caretaker system have been caught on the wrong foot by the results of the four City Corporation elections.

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