Reports

2013 Annual Report

GHRD’s program ‘Raising Voices for Minority Rights’ aimed at raising awareness,increasing cooperation between civil society and international organisations, training and empowering Human Rights Defenders in South Asia, researching and documenting human rights violations through fact finding missions and also employing methods to assist minorities who are struggling to make their voices heard. The annual report… Continue reading 2013 Annual Report

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2013 Human Rights Report – Bangladesh

The findings in this report are based on fact finding missions conducted by local human rights defenders, interviews conducted with civil society members, victims, experts and lawyers, and official documents and news articles. Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) is continuing to monitor the human rights of religious minorities, indigenous people and LGBT community in Bangladesh.… Continue reading 2013 Human Rights Report – Bangladesh

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2012 Human Rights Report Pakistan

During 2012, the blasphemy laws continued to be used as a tool by society to target religious minorities. The poorly drafted legislation enables police and individuals to abuse the laws, incarcerating individuals indefinitely on the basis of hearsay and without evidence. Abductions, forced marriage and forced conversion continued to place minority girls in danger and… Continue reading 2012 Human Rights Report Pakistan

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2012 Human Rights Report Bangladesh

Both the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition have laudably declared their commitment to a peaceful, inclusive society for Bangladesh. Indeed, most Bengali citizens clearly have a wish for the same. However, given a contradictory constitutional combination of secularism with Islam as the state religion, Bangladesh’s religious, ethnic and sexual minorities remain vulnerable… Continue reading 2012 Human Rights Report Bangladesh