If the NHRC cannot investigate allegations of abuses committed by law enforcement agents and if it cannot hold the government accountable, what is the point of having such a commission?
The case against him and WikiLeaks is much more important for what it might entail for press freedom itself.
Even in 2023, there are a number of very basic rights that Bangladeshi girls don't have.
Odhikar has been diligently documenting all kinds of violations of human rights by both state agencies and non-state actors since 1994.
How is this UN review of utmost importance as far as the state of human rights in Bangladesh is concerned? What could we reasonably expect from this political exercise?
The proportion of the budget allocated to children-focused programmes does not fully address the magnitude of the challenges.
The issue of child labour in Bangladesh is complex and deeply entrenched, but it is not insurmountable.