Bangladesh

Graphic: Young people supporting the Commission's 'Brave Men' campaign


National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh Associate Member since 2011

Level 8, BTMC Building
7-9 Karwan Bazar
Dhaka, 1215


P: +88 2 5501 3726 F: +88 2 5501 3725 W: www.nhrc.org.bd


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APF membership

2011 (16th Annual Meeting)

Establishment

The National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh is an independent statutory body established by the National Human Rights Commission Act, 2009.

Role and functions

The Commission has a broad mandate that includes:

  • Monitoring the situation of human rights in the country
  • Promoting and protecting human rights
  • Monitoring the situation of and people's access to their fundamental rights and freedoms
  • Investigating cases of human rights violations.

In the conduct of investigations, the Commission has the status of a civil court.

Members

Mr Kazi Reazul Hoque
Chairperson

Md. Nazrul Islam (Full-time member)

Professor Meghna Guhathakurta (Honorary member)

Ms Banchita Chakma (Honorary member)

Mr Enamul Hoque Chowdhury (Honorary member)

Professor Akhter Hussain (Honorary member)

Ms Nurun Naher Osmani (Honorary member)


Video

Forging new alliances for human rights

31 Aug 2017 Bangladesh
Report

Bangladesh - Country Report

22 Aug 2015 Bangladesh
SOGISC
Legislation

National Human Rights Commission Act, 2009

18 Aug 2015 Bangladesh
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Image credits

  1. Young people supporting the Commission's 'Brave Men' campaign - National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh