Bhorer Kagaz writer Saber Hossain Chowdhury (MP), editor Shyamal Dutta, information editor Ikhtiyar Uddin, senior reporter Ruhul Amin and 5 different journalists in Comilla in protest of false defamation case of Tk 10 crore in opposition to drug vendor Arfanul Haque Rifat to demand instant authorized motion and withdraw the case. On Wednesday (Might 25) a human chain and protest program was held on the Bakerganj-Barguna freeway of Mirzaganj upazila of Patuakhali on the initiative of all journalists of Mirzaganj upazila.
Individuals of various courses and professions together with media employees participated on this human chain and program held in Mirzaganj. Mirzaganj Upazila Press Membership Joint Basic Secretary and Mirzaganj Upazila Consultant of the morning paper. The human chain and demonstration program was held underneath the chairmanship of Riaz Hossain.
Audio system on the human chain and protest program demanded swift authorized motion in opposition to Comilla’s high drug vendor Arfanul Haque Rifat and withdrawal of the false prices filed in opposition to 5 journalists, together with the writer, editor and senior reporter of Bhorer Kagoj. He warned of a nationwide motion as a part of an excellent more durable program if the case just isn’t withdrawn.
Audio system on the human chain additionally mentioned that earlier than the beginning of the anti-drug marketing campaign on January 9, 2016, the record of drug sellers printed by the Prime Minister’s Workplace, together with the names of Comilla Metropolis Company’s tenderbaji hota, Bali Kheko and Comilla drug godfather has been reported in numerous newspapers. The town filed a false defamation go well with in opposition to 5 individuals, together with the writer and editor of Bhorer Kagoj, as a ploy to cowl up all of the crimes by masking up the organized misdeeds earlier than the election. The place the federal government has adopted a zero tolerance coverage on drug eradication, how does high drug vendor Arfanul Haque Rifat file a case in opposition to Bhorer Kagoj? However journalists can’t be silenced by silencing the media with lawsuits. If the unconditional case just isn’t withdrawn instantly, the journalists will construct a violent motion throughout the nation.
On the Mirzaganj Upazila Press Membership Membership Info and Analysis Affairs Secretary and Day by day Inquilab Upazila Consultant. Mehedi Hasan Mubin’s efficiency within the efficiency of Patuakhali district DeshTV correspondent Saeed Ibrahim, Mirzaganj Reporters Unity President. Faruk Khan, vice-president Kamruzzaman Badhan, common secretary. Sohag Hossain, Upazila Press Membership Mirzaganj President Monirul Islam, Joint-Basic Secretary Anwar Hossain Jomaddar and others.
Moreover, journalists from upazilas and districts had been current on the human chain and protest rally.