Dialogue within the US Congress on human rights state of affairs and elections in Bangladesh
Panel audio system of the Tom Lants Human Rights Fee of the Decrease Home of Representatives of the US Congress imagine that the continued sanctions of the USA shouldn’t be withdrawn till the federal government investigates all circumstances of human rights violations in Bangladesh and takes neutral and efficient steps.
At a briefing by the fee on August 15, panel audio system spoke in regards to the human rights state of affairs in Bangladesh, allegations of repression in opposition to opponents together with human rights activists, and the upcoming elections. They count on a stronger function of the USA in these issues.
A digital briefing titled ‘Human Rights in Bangladesh: An Replace’ was held final Tuesday. This physique of the Home of Representatives works to advertise, defend and assist worldwide human rights.
The briefing was hosted by Congressman James P. McGovern, a Democrat, and Christopher H. Smith, a Republican. He’s the co-chairman of this fee. The briefing was carried out by Tariq Ahmed, a international authorized knowledgeable on the Library of Congress.
On this briefing on the human rights state of affairs in Bangladesh forward of the nationwide elections, the panelists had been Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman, Liaison Officer of Asian Human Rights Fee and Asian Authorized Useful resource Middle, Christy Ueda, Fellow of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Julia Blackner, Senior Asia Researcher of Human Rights Watch, and the United States Institute of Jeffrey Macdonald, visiting knowledgeable at Peace’s South Asia Program.