Heritage dialogue held in city
Bangladesh Heritage Foundation (BHF) has organised a Heritage Dialogue on November 17 on "Rohingya Genocide: Challenges of Bangladesh" at BHF Seminar Room. The Dialogue was chaired by Waliur Rahman, Chairman of Bangladesh Heritage Foundation andAide to Hon'ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on ICTBD.
The Dialogue was attended by Ms. Irene Victoria Massimino Lawyer, LLM, MA Professor-High Criminal Court Reporter, Argentina; Mohammad Abdul Hannan Khan PPM, Co-ordinator, Investigation Agency, International Crimes Tribunal-2; Shahnaz Parven, People's Friendship University of Russia, HoimontyBarua, PhD Research Scholar, JNU, Professor Farhad Hossain, Mohammadpur Central College, Vice Chairman and Adviser of BHF and other experts from different universities and research centers.
Irene Victoria Massimino said about ICTBD that US Ambassador at large came to Bangladesh with a view to muddle the whole situation when the war criminals were being tried in the soil of Bangladesh.
The defendants were allowed to opposite prosecution in Bangladesh where as in Nuremberg trial defendants were not allowed to opposite prosecution, she added.
About Rohingya refugee she said, "depriving citizenship is also violation of human rights and TCC UNHCR draft resolution for the peaceful repatriation of Rohingya refugee with security, tranquility and citizenship".
About Rohingya people, Mr. Mohammad Abdul Hannan Khan said,"in case genocide, there is acts to punish the people who committed genocide. But the problem is that there is some weakness that prevents them to be punished immediately.
Shahnaz Parven, PhD said about distribution of water and diseases of Rohingya people that the problem seems to partially depend on the absence of technological means.
Hoimonty Barua, PhD said, the Myanmar government not only dehumanized and systemically excluded them from citizen status but also expressed apathy to conform with the international norms of human rights.