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Pinaki Das Roy | HENB | Dhaka | Nov 6, 2015:: A Grand Human Chain and Protest Rally against continuous Human Rights violations against Hindu and other Minorities of Bangladesh were organized jointly by Human Rights Alliance Bangladesh (HRAB), Global Human Rights Defense (GHRD), Bangladesh Minority watch (BDMW) and other Hindu Organisations like Bangladesh Sevashram Sangha, ISKCON, Jago Hindu Parishad and other Hindu religious organisations and forums. This Human chain and rally was organized in front of National Press Club-Dhaka today from 10 o’clock in the morning till noon and concluded successfully.
The protest rally and human chain sounded loud against the increasing incidents of murder, attacks on Hindu religious places, murders of Bloggers, atrocities on Adivasis, land grabbing, rape, abduction, forceful conversions of religious minority girls, and manifold prosecutions on the Hindu Buddhist minority people in different parts of Bangladesh.
More than two hundred participants from different Human Rights organizations and mainly from Hindu minority orgs attended and extended their full support urging upon the Government of Bangladesh to take drastic action against the perpetrators of crime against Humanity. Many victims were present and expressed their sufferings to media.
The Human Chain and the Rally unanimously placed of their demands for its remedials as follows: –
a) Rule of law for the protection of rights of Minorities should be ensured. The cases filed against perpetrators for different Human Rights violations should be investigated properly and the perpetrators responsible for crime should be punished as per law.
b) Security to Human Rights defenders, journalists and Bloggers should be tightened.
c) Assault & Threat on Advocate Rabindra Ghosh by law enforcing agencies should be inquired into and the responsible officers should be liable to be prosecuted as per law.
d) Rehabilitation of tortured women and children belonging to Minority should be made.
e) The displaced minorities should be rehabilitated and their religious places so far desecrated and demolished by way of attacks should be rebuilt and compensation be paid to genuine victims.
f) The report of “Shahabudin Commission” for remedial on repression on Minorities should be implemented.
g) Minority Human Rights Commission in Bangladesh should create a separate Ministry for Minorities of Bangladesh.
The speakers in the rally spoken out many points of persecution such as perpetration of kicking in the belly of a pregnant Hindu woman in Feni, causing death of her baby in the womb, rape of a tribal woman in Naogaon, land grabbing at Khilgaon-Nandipara in Dhaka, encroachment of tea cultivation field from the religious minorities by MP of Thakurgaon, murder of Hindu businessman and his wife in their house by chopping in Netrokona, attacking Shia Taziya by ISIS causing death of two, attack and desecration upon Hindu Durga Puja, temples throughout the country during autumn festival time and increase of Talibani activities in Bangladesh even in Awami League regimen as before its BNP counterparts.
Swami Sangeetananda Ji Maharaj of Dhaka Sevashram Sangha, Charuprem Prabhu of Swamibag Krishna Temple, Advocate Rabindra Ghosh of Bangladesh Minority Watch (BDMW), Synthiya Islam and Kortim Mhabub of Human Rights Alliance Bangladesh(HRAB), Adv. Rashid Sekhar Bhoumik, Mr. Manik Chandra Sarkar, Adv Lucky Bacchar, victims as Banu Rani Saha, Popy Rani Saha, Malati Rani and others addressed the gathering.
Jago Hindu Parishad also organised such protest rally in front of Kurigram Zilla Press Club on the same date on 6th Nov.
A large number of Vaishnava saints and Hindu women participated in the protest rally at Kurigram Zilla Press Club. A protest rally went through the market places and the town of Kurigram.