BCL staged demonstration demanding to establish an independent  Palestine state

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Update : Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of ruling Awami League, today  staged demonstrations on Dhaka University Campus  expressing solidarity with the ongoing global students’  movement and demanding to establish an independent  Palestine state.

Thousands of BCL leaders and activists from different  universities, colleges and units along with Palestinian  students studying in Bangladesh, brought out a procession  from Madhur Canteen with the flags of Bangladesh and  Palestine at around 12pm from university’s Madhu’s canteen area.

Chanting various slogans in favor of war-torn Palestine  and holding large Palestinian flags over their heads, the  BCL leaders and activists marched towards different key  points of the campus before ending their demonstration at  the foot of anti-terrorist Raju Memorial Sculpture with a precession rally.

Addressing the student gathering, BCL president Saddam  Husain and General Secretary Sheikh Wali Asif Enan  condemned the ongoing barbarity and genocide in Gaza  and demanded an immediate ceasefire.

BCL leaders also slammed the countries that have been  supporting Israel and provided the country with arms to  kill innocent Palestinians. Along with BCL central leaders, the rally was also  addressed by the Palestinian students studying in Bangladesh.

The students from Palestine extended their  gratitude and thanked Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Chhatra League for their unequivocal support to Palestine.

Among the leaders, BCL’s DU unit President Mazharul Kabir Shoyon and its General Secretary Tanbir Hasan  Shaikat addressed the occasion.

According to media reports, over 34,000 Palestinians  have been killed in Israeli attacks on Gaza since October 7,  2023.Students around the world have been raising their voices  and holding programmes in different countries, including USA and Canada, against the military assault on Gaza.

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