Against Involuntary

July 1 – 31, 2017

Extrajudicial killings
Death in jail
Torture, inhuman treatment and lack of accountability of law
enforcement agencies
Enforced disappearances
Public lynching
Political violence
Election Commission and future elections
Hindrance to freedom of assembly
Interference on freedom of expression and the media
Situation of workers’ rights
Indian government’s aggressive policy towards Bangladesh
Violence against Women
Activities of Odhikar hindered

Odhikar believes that democracy is not merely a process of electing a ruler; it is the result of the peoples’ struggle for inalienable rights, which become the fundamental premise to constitute the State. Therefore, the individual freedoms and democratic aspirations of the citizens – and consequently, peoples’ collective rights and responsibilities - must be the foundational principles of the State.



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