US State Department's Human Rights report severely criticises Bangladesh Government for the poor human rights record.The report says that a poor trend in human rights in Bangladesh continues to exist. The report mentions the use of police force for political reasons, deaths in police custody, harrasments of political leaders,murders of journalists and corruptions in lower courts. US Ambassador in Bangladesh has said that despite a tolerant majority muslim comunity , minorities are being subjected to land grabbingand violence . Details about the death of fifty people during the Operation Clean Heart has also been included in the report. This Report on Human Rights in Bangladesh for 2003 was published in Dhaka on Thursday.