Protecting human rights Awami League's top priority

Bangladesh has been elected as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for 2023-2025 as the Awami League government always emphasizes the security and protection of people's rights by continuing the legal battle against militancy, terrorism and drug abuse. This year, Human Rights Day is very significant on the 75th anniversa...

Bangladesh’s Significant Role in UN Human Rights Council

Hiren Pandit Bangladesh has bagged a historic win in the election for the membership of the UNHRC for the term 2023-25, by securing 160 votes among 189 casted votes in the United Nations General Assembly. This prestigious win is indeed significant as this was the most competitive international election of all candidatures Bangladesh floated sin...

UN expresses no concern about Bangladesh over human rights

The United Nations has not expressed any concern about Bangladesh in terms of human rights or other issues, according to the latest report of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, who recently visited Bangladesh. Michelle in her report disclosed the names of countries and regions that have problems and concerns about human ri...

Bangladesh saw gross human rights violation during post '75 military regimes: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh had witnessed a gross violation of human rights during the long military regimes after the 1975 carnage. "We're even barred from seeking justice," she said while UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet paid a courtesy call on her at her official Ganabhaban residence here. PM's ...