Different political, social and religious organisations across the country on Thursday staged demonstrations protesting at the persecution of the Rohingya community in Myanmar.
In Chandpur, a religious organisation, Bangladesh Chhatra Hizbullah, formed a human-chain at Faridganj in Sadar upazila around 12:00pm protesting at the mass killing, torture and harassment of the Rohingya people in Rakhine.
The speakers at the human-chain urged the global Muslim community to lend their helping hand towards the Rohingya refugees.
The journalists of Sunamganj Reporters’ Unity held another human-chain at traffic point of Sadar upazila condemning the arson attacks, rapes and barbarism committed by the Myanmar security forces.
In Sherpur, different cultural and social organisations held a human-chain at district central Shaheed Minar in Chawkbazar in the afternoon.
District human rights commission, Mahila Parishad, Udichi, Rabindra Sangeet Sommilon Parishad, Human Rights Defender Forum, Women Blood Donation Association, Alor Misil and students of different schools and colleges attended the human-chain.
In Dinajpur, progressive teachers’ forum of Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University formed another human-chain in front of the campus on Dinajpur-Dhaka Highway around 12:00pm.
The speakers at the human-chain said Myanmar is trying to eradicate the Rohingya community by committing genocide, rape and arson attack.
They also asked the Bangladesh government along with global community to put pressure on the Myanmar Government to take back Rohingyas and provide them national identity.