The United Nations will verify the human rights record of Bangladesh

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Human rights: This information was reported in the form of a report on the United Nations website on Wednesday (November 8) local time. According to the United Nations, Bangladesh is one of the 10 countries that will be reviewed in this session.

The first, second and third reviews of Bangladesh were completed in February 2009, April 2013 and May 2018 respectively. The UPR Working Group consists of 47 member states of the H Rights Council. However, every country of the 193 member states of the United Nations can participate in the review.

The documents on which the reviews are based are- 1. National Report – Information provided by the state under review. 2. Information from reports by neutral human rights experts and groups – known as Special Procedures, human rights treaty bodies and other UN agencies. 3. Information provided by other partners, including national human rights institutions, regional organizations and civil society groups.

The UPR is a human review organization for all 193 states of the United Nations. Since its first meeting in April 2008, all 193 UN member states have been reviewed three times.

The recent human rights report will examine the extent to which the recommendations that states have pledged to implement in previous hearings have been implemented. The delegation of Bangladesh will be led by Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Anisul Haque.

The three countries that have represented Bangladesh as reviewers as rapporteurs are Cuba, Pakistan and Romania. The UPR Working Group’s recommendations for Bangladesh are scheduled to be adopted on Wednesday (November 15) between 3:30 pm and 6:00 pm local time.

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