Dhaka, Bangladesh
Int’l leaders urged to resolve Rohingya crisis

Int’l leaders urged to resolve Rohingya crisis

Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman Wedneday urged the leaders of international community to come forward with their humanitarian values to solve the Rohingya crisis, reports BSS. “The leaders of international community should come forward with their humanitarian values to solve the ongoing Rohingyas crisis as it is not only the challenge for Bangladesh but also for the entire world,” he said. He made this comment while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the two-day long International Conference titled “Ending the Slow Burning Genocide of Rohingyas by Myanmar” at Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban Auditorium on the campus, said a DU release here. Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU) organised the conference in cooperation with Euro-Burma Office. Professor Emeritus of the Department of English of DU Dr Serajul Islam Choudhury, Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed, President of Bangladesh Bauddha Kristi Procher Sangha Sanghanayak Suddhananda Mahathero and Chair Emeritus of Parliament of the World Religions Dr Malik Mujahid addressed it as the guests of honor. Coordinator of RMMRU Professor CR Abrar conducted the programme, the release added. Akhtaruzzaman also demanded trial of the perpetrators of genocide by the International Criminal Court. VC also thanked the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for providing shelter to Rohingya people, who fled from the Rakhine state of Myanmar due to persecution, in Bangladesh. Academicians, researchers and human rights activists from different countries including Bangladesh, USA, Australia, Germany, Malaysia, India and Nepal are participating in the conference, the release added.

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