Youth’s journey to protect human rights in Barisal

On the occasion of World Human Rights Day, the youth have organized a bicycle rally in Barisal.

At around 3:30 pm, young people started gathering at the premises of Ashwini Kumar Hall with various placards and bicycles demanding colorful human rights under the theme ‘Let’s turn around again, human rights for all’.

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Abul Kalam Azad, President of Barisal Metropolitan Press Club, inaugurated the bicycle rally organized by the voluntary organization Model Youth Parlament in collaboration with Global Platform Bangladesh and ActionAid.

Among others, Aminul Islam, Chairperson of Model Youth Parlament, Bahauddin Golap, Chief Election Commissioner of the organization, Sohanur Rahman, Executive Chief, Jubayer Islam, Manager of Coastal Youth Action Hub, and others were present.

Hundreds of young souls took part in the bicycle rally and called for the protection of human rights. At the time, the speakers said, “There should be no incidents of rape, murder, violence and other human rights violations in Barisal.” The state must play a responsible role in ensuring that the basic rights of the neglected, oppressed, disabled, and backward people are not violated.

Besides, in case of any incident of human rights violation in Barisal, the perpetrators should be brought under the law immediately and appropriate punishment should be given to them. Youth is the source of energy in this country. This young generation needs to be trained in information technology. This young society needs to be attracted to the protection of human rights and participatory democracy.

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