Protecting Human Rights
ABangladeshi human rights activist Adilur Rahman Khan received the 2014 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award for his courageous work of uncovering serious human rights violations in Bangladesh. Khan is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is one of the founding members of the human rights organization Odhikar. The organization has conducted extensive fact finding missions and reported on human rights violations particularly extrajudicial killings, torture, enforced disappearances, violence against women and violations to the rights of minority communities.