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BANGLADESH: BCL attack on journos at DU condemned

Dhaka University Journalists' Association condemns attack by Bangladesh Chhatra League activists at June 7 press conference

The Daily Star
Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Dhaka University --- Former founder members, presidents and general secretaries of Dhaka University Journalists' Association (DUJA) in a statement yesterday strongly condemned the attack on journalists by some unruly Bangladesh Chhatra League men during a press conference on June 7 at DUJA office.

Expressing their concern over the incident, they termed the incident unprecedented and unexpected. They demanded punishment to those involved in the incident.

Signatories to the statement are founder members Khairul Anwar Mukul, Mashiur Rahman, Eini Ilias, Rezwanul Haq Raza, Abdul Hye Siddiqui, Khairuzzaman Kamal, Harun-ur-Rashid, Syed Ishtiaq Reza, Iraj Ahmed, former presidents and general secretaries Rezanur Rahman, Rezaul Karim Lotus, Fariduzzaman Farid, Tareq Al Naser, Sagir Ahmed, Ilias Khan, Sharifuzzaman Pintu, Tarun Sarker, Nasiruddin Kachi, Shariful Islam, Kailash Sarker, Abul Kalam Azad, Abu Naser Razib, Ashraful Alam Khokan, Borhanul Haq Shamrat, Khadimul Islam Ripon, Sahabul Haq Sabu, Mohammad Zakaria, Nurul Karim Bhuiyan and Zahid Hasan Tusher.