Friday, June 26, 2009

NEWS: BIHR along with BRCT Celebrate the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Bangladesh Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) along with Bangladesh Rehabilitation Centre for Trauma Victims (BRCT), Human Rights Development Centre-HRDC in cooperation with European commission celebrate the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture by organize a view exchange meeting on “Together against Torture & Organized Violence on Indigenous / Tribal People” from 12.00pm -2.00 pm on June 26, 2009 at Reporters Unity Conference Room, Sagun Bagicha, Dhaka. It also organized a human chain before the High Court of the Supreme Court at 10.30 am and signature campaign as the part of difference programme on the occasion of observance of United Nation International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Sanjeeb Drong, General Secretary of Bangladesh Indigenous People Forum presents the event as chief guest. Noren Mormu a tortured indigenous people from Nagaon, Norther part of Bangladesh describes the brutality on him by local influential people. SC Albert Soren, Convener of Adibasi Rokhkha Kori, Adv. Rabindra Ghosh, president of Minority Watch also delivers their speech. Dr. Akramul Haque delivers welcome speech on behalf of Mahfuza Akram Chowdhury, Executive director of BRCT. Presiding over by Dr. A K Khalilur Rahman, president of BRCT the view Exchnage meeting has been moderated by Adv. Shahanur Islam Saikot, Programme Manager-Legal & Human Rights of BRCT/BIHR
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