Human chain & Protest Rally has been held to demand justice for the murder of journalist Gholam Rabbani Nadeem under Sherpur upazila of Bogura district.
On Sunday (June 18) at eleven o’clock this program has started at the local bus stand of the town under the initiative of the upazila committee of the Jatiya Sangbadik Sangstha.Shafiqul Islam Shafiq, president of Sherpur Upazila Committee of the organization preside over the meeting.Muhammad Abu Musa, Central Joint Secretary General of National Journalist Association and President of Bogura District Committee as the chief guest spoke in the human chain on the occasion.
Ayub Ali, General Secretary of the Upazila Committee of the organization spoke at the hour-long human chain and protest rally & Sujit Kumar Basak, editor of the Saptahik Tatha Mala, Deepak Kumar Sarkar, president of the Upazila Press Club, Tajul Islam, president of the Uttor Banga Journalist Association, Abdul Hannan Rokon, president of Sherpur Thana Press Club, AnandaTV’s Bogura district.Correspondent Badhan Karmakar Krishna, General Secretary of Kalerkantha Shubosangher Upazila Committee Abdul Quader Majnu, Vice President Mostafizar Rahman Montu, Journalist Shahidul Islam Shawon, Abu Raihar Rana, Sheikh Manjurul Haque, Uppal Malakar, Saurav Adhikari Shubo, Badsha Alam, Omar Faruq, Iftekhar Alam,Ruhul Amin, Millat Hossain, Nadeem Mostafa, Journalist Shaikh Monjurul spoke in the meeting.
Besides,General Secretary of Sherpur Model Press Club, Lecturer Nahid Al Malek expressed solidarity with the program. The speakers in the meeting expressed strong condemnation and anger over the death of journalist Golam Rabbani in a terrorist attack in Jamalpur’s Bakshiganj.He also strongly demanded to ensure exemplary punishment of the murderers involved in this murder.
Expressing concern over the increase in torture of journalists across the country, the speakers also said, “Journalists are the fourth pillar of society. But these journalists have no security.Due to which an honest and fearless Golam Rabbani Nadeem has been killed while doing journalism.”We have been demanding justice for the murder of all journalists in the country including Nadeem.”
“The speakers of the human Chain & Protest Rally strongly demanded to make a law for the protection of journalists.” They added.