The country was never in such a worse situation: Fakhrul

Staff Correspondent
11 December 2019, Wed
Published: 02:04 Updated: 05:20

The country was never in such a worse situation: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir commented that there was never a worse situation like the human rights situation in Bangladesh.

He said this while speaking a press conference a roundtable discussion organized by the BNP on Wednesday (December 11) at the International Human Rights Day at the Lakeshore Hotel in Gulshan.

Mirza Fakhrul said, "Very sadly, in the last ten years, about 35 lakh people have been accused in the case of dissent and different political views. The case has been filed 1 lakh eight thousand 14.

According to our calculations gone missing, 423 people of the BNP, 781 in total, he added.

BNP secretary-general said, the most popular leader of the country, Begum Khaleda Zia, has been jailed for the past 20 months in a false case. All those accused in these cases have been granted bail and are on bail. But the patriot is not being granted bail. The government is obstructing his bail in various ways.

The roundtable discussion held on the occasion of Human Rights Day was attended by representatives of 15 countries, including the United States, India and Pakistan, and representatives of human rights organizations from different countries of the world.

In the last ten years, a total of 27 family members of the opposition and the murdered opposition party were present at the hands of the government and law enforcement agencies.