Human Rights Day was observed in Bangladesh on Thursday. Many organizations had different events.
Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Barrister Shafique Ahmed inaugurated a seminar titled "Protection and Promotion of Human Rights in Bangladesh: The Role of National Human Rights Commission, Law Enforcing Agencies and NGOs. He was the chief guest.
He said the government has enacted the National Human rights Act to strengthen the National Human Rights Commission.
National Human Rights Commission organized the seminar at the NEC Auditorium in Dhaka. Chairman of the Commission Justice Amirul Kabir Chowdhury presided over the seminar. He said that it is unfortunate It is unfortunate that some members of law enforcing agency sometimes violate human rights.
Amir Khasru has the details.