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Dr. Saiful I. Dildar



Life Sketch of Human Rights activist Dr. Saiful I. Dildar

Secretary General of Bangladesh Human Rights Commission



1. Name : Dr. Saiful I. Dildar

2. Father’s name : Late Md. Fakhrul Islam Bhuiyan

3. Mother’s Name : Late Afia Khatun

4. Present Address : 222/Kha, Malibag, Dhaka-1217, Bangladesh.

5. Permanent Address : Village- Daudpur, P.S. Rupgonj, Dist. Narayanganj, Bangladesh

6. Date of Birth : 10 January 1958.

7. Occupation : Human Rights Diplomat

8. Present Position :

            A. Secretary General, Bangladesh Human Rights Commission

            B. International Secretary General, International Human Rights Commission.

            C. Founder- The Institute of Rural Development-IRD

            D. Editor- Human Rights Magazine (Manabadhikar)

            E. Managing Director- Bishal Hollow Brick & Ceramic Industries.

9. Education Qualification :

            A. Ph.D- Human Rights Investigation, Japan, 2003

            B. Ph.D.- Human Rights Investigation, UK, 2014

             C. Long & Short Course training and conference globally: 1) Pune, India (UNESCO), 2) Thailand (UN OHCHR), 3) Geneva, Switzerland (UN OHCHR), 4) Geneva, Switzerland (ICJ),  5) Geneva, Switzerland (OMCT)- SOS Torture Network, 6) Berlin, Germany (ICJ), 7) Tehran, Iran (UN OHCHR), 8) Tempera, Finland (OMCT & UN OHCHR), 9) Kathmandu, Nepal (UN OHCHR), 10) Colombo, Sri Lanka (ICJ), 11) Bali, Indonesia (Global Micro Credit Summit), 12) Halifax, Canada (Global Micro Credit Summit), 13) London, UK (Human Rights Training), 14) Paris, France (Human Rights Training), 15) Geneva, Switzerland (Human Rights Training), 16) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Global Social Business Summit).

10. Experience of journalism: Dr. Dildar received special training on Human Rights and Journalism and took part in many training and workshops about international Laws and Human Rights Laws. He started Rural Journalism from the year 1977. During the period of his working with newspapers he worked with Daily Banglar Mukh (Dhaka), Daily Inqilab, Bangladesh Television, RSF of France etc. from 1991 he started the first Human Rights Magazine “Manabadhikar” in Bangladesh and at present he is working as the Editor and Publisher of the same.

11. Experience of Human Rights Activities: Dr. Dildar started human rights and peace activities from year of 1980  and formed human rights branches in all the district and most of the sub-district, municipalities making the number of such branches to over 600 and thereby took the human rights movement in to the grass root level of the country for the first time he was able to give organization status to the non-governmental about 400 National investigation regarding violation of human rights both in the local and national level and published about 4000 reports about human rights in the news media. In the year of 1986 Dr. Dildar formed the Bangladesh Human Rights Commission (BHRC) over 700 branches of the BHRC is regarding free legal help and legal advice to around 50,000 people in a year. Dr. Dildar founder of International Human Rights Commission (IHRC). Dr. Dildar is the former Director of Bangladesh Society for the Enforcement of Human Rights (BSEHR). Dr. Dildar one of the founder member and Ex. acting President of Coordinating Council of Human Rights in Bangladesh (CCHRB).

12. Others Experience : The Chittagong Hill Tracts National co-ordination and peace council (CHTNCPC) and The Institute of Rural Development (IRD). The CHTNCPC played big role in bringing peace and amity amongst the tribal and non-tribal people of the Chittagong hill tracts. Through this council he united many tribal and non tribal organizations and other leading people for creating permanent peace there form 1984 to 1996. He organized about 300 seminars in CHT. He is a brave freedom fighters of 1971 war of independence. He also member of the Bangla Academy, Dhaka.

13. Book writing : In the capital Dhaka among the 5 books written by him a) “The Human Rights investigation (in Bangla)” brought him name and fame and this is the only book of its kind in Bangladesh. Beside this he wrote books namely b) “South Asia press freedom report 1990 (English)”. c) “The Great Heroes of Liberation War (Bangla)”, d) “Human Rights investigation (English)”, e) Human Rights & Religions, f) Human Rights Guideline and by-laws. He is a regular column writer in the newspapers on human rights matters.

14. Receive Award : Dr. Dildar was awarded medal at the a) Special newsman in 1988. b) Greatest human rights activist medal 1994, c) 1997 human rights gold medal and d) 1999 special international medal jointly awarded by the UNESCO, National human rights Commission Govt. of India and world peace Centre in Pune India in 1999. He received hundreds of Human Rights crest and award in Bangladesh.








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