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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

Nasima Begum, NDC
Chairperson


Dr. Kamal Uddin Ahmed
Full-time member

Advocate Toufika Karim
Member

Chingkiu Royaza
Member

Jesmin Ara Begum
Member

Mr. Mizanur Rahman Khan
Member

Dr. Nomita Haldar, NDC
Member

Ms Nurun Naher Osmani
Member


Presentation

APF 24: National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh

03 Sep 2019 Bangladesh
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