SAHR welcomes the report of the joint mission by UNESCO and IUCN on the current state of conservation of the Sundarbans

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South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) welcomes the report of the fact finding mission (http://whc.unesco.org/en/documents/148097) jointly conducted by UNESCO and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to assess the current state of conservation of the Sundarbans, from 22 to 28 March 2016. The mission strongly recommends the…

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SAHR advocates the government of Bangladesh to immediately abandon the construction of the Rampal coal power plant in the proximity of Sundarbans

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South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), the regional network of human rights defenders is extremely concerned of the uncompromising stance taken by the government of Bangladesh to proceed with the construction of the 1,320MW coal power plant in Rampal, in the close proximity of Sundarbans mangrove, a Ramsar and World…

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SAHR Open Letter to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh expressing condemnation against the killing of Niloy Chatterjee and escalating religious extremism in Bangladesh

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11 August 2015 H.E. Sheikh HasinaHonorable Prime Minister Prime Minister’s Office Old Sangsad Bhaban Tejgaon, Dhaka-1215 The People’s Republic of Bangladesh SAHR Open Letter to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh expressing condemnation against the killing of Niloy Chatterjee and escalating religious extremism in Bangladesh Your Excellency, South Asians for Human…

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Fact Finding Mission to Rampal, Bangladesh, 5-11 April 2015, conducted by South Asians for Human Rights

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders across South Asia, conducted a fact finding mission in Rampal, Bangladesh on the establishment of a coal-based power plant by the Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt) Ltd from 5 — 11 April 2015. The mission was conducted…

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