BNP to hand over HR report to foreign diplomats

Salman Tareque Sakil
Published : 00:00, Dec 11, 2019 | Updated : 00:00, Dec 11, 2019

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was seen while unveiling the party’s manifesto for the 11th Parliamentary Election at a city hotel on Dec 18, 2018. FILE PHOTOThe BNP will hand over a special human rights report on human rights violations to foreigners. This will include descriptions about a variety of human rights allegedly breached between 2009 and 2019.
A seminar for the publication of the report has been arranged at the Lakeshore Hotel on Wednesday (Dec 11). Foreign envoys will be invited to the event to receive the report, said members of BNP’s foreign relation committee.
On Monday (Dec 9), a meeting was held at the residence of the chairperson presided over by Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury.
The seminar on Dec 11, marking the occasion of human rights day, on Dec 10, will be presided over by BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.
The editor of the report, advocate Asad will read out a summary. The report is a compilation of all extrajudicial killings, abductions and human rights violations of the last ten years and the statement of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia under clause 320.
Reportedly, The BNP’s research organization G-9 has prepared the document.
The BNP will also present its own assessment on the Indian National Register of Citizens.
During a high profile press release, party leaders clarified their position on India. They called the deals with India' anti-Bangladesh' and declared a programme seeking their revocation.
At the National Press Club, BNP standing committee members Gayeshwar Chandra Roy, said: “India does not take Bangladesh to be a free, independent country. When our PM went to West Bengal, she was not given the treatment as per diplomatic protocol and this was not protested by the government.”
Facing an embarrassing situation, the prime minister should have cancelled her trip to come back, he added.