Deadly monsoon destroys 5,000 shelters in Bangladesh Rohingya camps

Image of Rohingya camp used for representation. (Photo | AFP) By AFP BANGLADESH: At least 10 people have died and thousands of shanty homes have been destroyed by monsoon rains in overcrowded Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh’s southeast, officials said Sunday. Bangladesh’s meteorological department said the Cox’s Bazar district — home to nearly…

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SAHR is deeply disturbed by the raid at the house and office of Indira Jaising and Anand Grover

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, is deeply disturbed at reports of the continuous intimidation of senior Indian lawyers Indira Jaising and Anand Grover, both highly respected worldwide for their path-breaking work on human rights, especially for women and marginalised communities. We express…

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Call for Consultancy for Fundraising

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional nonprofit organization based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with members across South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), seeks a Consultant/Consultancy Firm for Development of a Strategy and Action Plan for Fundraising Responsibilities will include: Mapping of…

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