Sarwar Azam Manik, Cox’s Bazar
At a discussion on the role of police and journalists in protecting human rights in Cox’s Bazar, speakers said that Cox’s Bazar policemen and
journalists have set an example for the world by protecting Rohingya human rights.
“Police and journalists will work together to protect human rights in Cox’s Bazar. Besides showing the humanity of Bangladesh by harboring Rohingya, police are working to protect their human rights.”
Cox’s Bazar Police Super AMM Masud Hossain said at the meeting held at a hotel conference room in the city organized by Cox’s Bazar district police in collaboration with UNDP’s Community Recovery and Resilience Project. Cox’s Bazar Journalist Union President Abu Taher Chowdhury said journalists are always working to protect human rights. Cox’s Bazar Additional Superintendent of Police Iqbal Hossain said the issue of human rights protection in Cox’s Bazar district will be made international standard. “We want to establish a model in Cox’s Bazar to protect human rights,” he added.
Project Director of UNDP Community Recovery and Resilience Masud Karim said that police and journalists are working on the protection of human rights in Cox’s Bazar. However, the scope of this work has to be increased.
Senior journalist Priyotosh Pal Pintu, Additional Superintendent of Police, Adibul Islam Adib, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Babul Bonik, Senior Correspondent Abdul Kuddus Rana, Cox’s Bazar Sadar Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge, Farid Uddin Khondaker, Channel I and others were present in the discussion organized by Assistant Police Superintendent Saiful Islam.
Daily Amader Shomoy journalist Sarwar Azam Manik, Cox’s Bazar journalist Jahed iyanera, general secretary Sohel Sarwar, Junaid Ahmed (Ittefaq), Shafi Shafi Ullah (Jugantor), Farhad Iqbal (Manabkantha), Ismat Ara (News 4) were also present.
Speakers at the meeting said that Bangladeshi police and journalists have been identified in the international court protecting the human rights of Rohingyas.