BANGLADESH: AdilurRahman Khan receives RFK Human Rights Award

(Hong Kong, November 24, 2014) Mr.AdilurRahman Khan, Secretary of Bangladeshi human rights organisationOdhikar, has received the 31st Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award 2014. Ethel Kennedy, the wife of Robert F. Kennedy, presented the Award in a ceremony arranged by the RFK Center for Human Rights and Justice, at the Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., United States of America, on November 20, 2014.

Distinguished guests, including human rights activists, former laureates of the RFK Awards, politicians, and civil society personages attended the ceremony. Speakers at the ceremony included RFK Center’s President Ms. Kerry Kennedy and US Congressman Mr.Steny Hoyer.

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) congratulates AdilurRahman Khan on receiving the RFK Human Rights Award.

The detailed press release of the RFK Center can be found here. An audiovisual record of the ceremony is available here.

AHRC-PRL-024-2014-01.pngAdilur Rahman Khan poses with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award. Photo Credit: RFK Center website.

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Document Type : Press Release
Document ID : AHRC-PRL-024-2014
Countries : Bangladesh,
Issues : Human rights defenders,