World Leaders Urge PM to Postpone Dr. Muhammad Yunus Trial & Guarantee Truthful Election

Dr. Muhammad Yunus My News Bangladesh

Nobel laureate economist Dr. Muhammad Yunus Greater than 160 world leaders, together with greater than 100 Nobel laureates, have written an open letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urging her to droop the trial of the case towards Muhammad Yunus and maintain honest elections. Later, 23 folks, together with 15 world leaders, signed it, growing the quantity to 183.

The letter was printed by Sam Daly-Harris, founding father of Outcomes and Civic Braveness. Earlier in March this yr, 40 world leaders wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Among the many signatories of the letter are former US President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, East Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta, former Irish President Mary Robinson, and former United Nations Secretary-Basic Ban Ki-moon.

The letter says we’re writing as a pal of Bangladesh together with Nobel Prize winners, elected officers, businessmen, and civil society leaders. We recognize the outstanding progress your nation has made since independence in 1971. Nevertheless, we’re deeply involved concerning the latest threats to democracy and human rights in Bangladesh. We consider that it is rather essential that the upcoming nationwide elections are free and honest and that the administration of the elections is suitable to all the key events within the nation. The earlier two nationwide elections lacked legitimacy.

Cease Judicial Harassment of Nobel Laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus

The risk that considerations us within the current context is the case of Nobel Prize winner Prof. Dr. Muhammad Yunus. We’re involved that he has been focused not too long ago. We consider it’s steady judicial harassment. This letter is an try and construct on the sooner attraction to you by 40 world leaders involved about his security and freedom.

We humbly request that you simply instantly droop the current authorized proceedings towards Professor Yunus. The grievance will then be reviewed by a panel of neutral judges from inside your nation, with the chance to incorporate internationally acknowledged authorized specialists. We’re assured that any thorough evaluation of the anti-corruption and labor regulation circumstances towards him will exonerate him.

As you understand, Professor Yunus’ work on ‘How social business can obtain zero poverty, zero unemployment and 0 internet carbon emissions as a drive for worldwide progress’ is inspiring to all of us.

He’s a main instance of how Bangladesh and Bangladeshis have contributed to international progress in latest a long time. We sincerely want that he’s capable of proceed his modern actions free from persecution or harassment.

We hope you’ll resolve these authorized points in an expedient, neutral and honest method, the letter concluded. Aside from this, within the coming days, guarantee a free, honest and participatory nationwide election and all types of human rights. We’ll be part of tens of millions of involved residents all over the world in watching carefully how these points are resolved within the coming days.

183 folks signed the letter

Nobel Peace Prize Winner

  1. Barack Obama, 2009
  2. Jose Ramos-Horta, 1996
  3. Mairead Corrigan-Maguire, 2011
  4. Shirin Ebadi, 2003
  5. Leimah Roberta Bowie, 2011
  6. Albert Arnold Gore Jr., 2007
  7. Tawakkol Karman, 2011
  8. Dennis Mukwege, 2018
  9. Nadia Murad, 2018
  10. Maria Ressa, 2021
  11. Oscar Arias Sanchez, 1987
  12. Juan Manuel Santos, 2016
  13. Rigoberta MenchuTum, 1992
  14. Jody Williams, 1997

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

  1. Peter Aggrey, 2003
  2. Thomas R. Examine, 1989
  3. Martin Chalfie, 2008
  4. Emmanuel Sharpant, 2020
  5. Aaron Sichanover, 2004
  6. Johann Diesenhofer, 1988
  7. Jacques Dubochet, 2017
  8. Ewachim Frank, 2017
  9. Walter Gilbert, 1980
  10. Alan Heger, 2000
  11. Richard Henderson, 2017
  12. Dudley and Hershbach, 1986
  13. Avram Hershko, 2004
  14. Roald Hoffman, 1981
  15. Robert Huber, 1988
  16. Martin Karplus, 2013
  17. Brian Ok. Kobilka, 2012
  18. Yuan T. Lee, 1986
  19. Robert J. Lefkowitz, 2012
  20. Jean-Marie Lane, 1987
  21. Michael Levitt, 2013
  22. Thomas Lindahl, 2015
  23. Paul L. Modrich, 2015
  24. John C. Polanyi, 1986
  25. John Pierre Savage, 2016
  26. Sir John E. Walker, 1997
  27. Arieh Warshel, 2013
  28. Sir Gregory P. Winter, 2018

Nobel laureate in economics

  1. Oliver Hart, 2016
  2. Finn and Kidland, 2004
  3. Paul R. Milgrom, 2020
  4. Edmund Phelps, 2006
  5. Alvin E. Roth, 2012
  6. Vernon L. Smith, 2002
  7. Joseph E. Stiglitz, 2001

Nobel Prize in Literature

  1. JM Coetzee, 2003
  2. Harta Müller, 2009
  3. Orhan Pamuk, 2006
  4. Ole Soyinka, 1986

Nobel laureates in drugs

  1. Harvey J. Alter, 2020
  2. David Baltimore, 1975
  3. Frassoa Barre-Sinossi, 2008
  4. Michael Bishop, 1989
  5. Elizabeth H. Blackburn, 2009
  6. William C. Campbell, 2015
  7. Peter C. Doherty, 1996
  8. Jeffrey Connor Corridor, 2017
  9. Leland H. Hartwell, 2001
  10. Jules A. Hoffman, 2011
  11. Tasuku Honjo, 2018
  12. Robert Horvitz, 2002
  13. Sir Michael Houghton, 2020
  14. Craig C. Mello, 2006
  15. Edward Moser, 2014
  16. Could-Britt Moser, 2014
  17. Sir Paul M. Nurse, 2001
  18. Ardem Pataputian, 2021
  19. Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, 2019
  20. Charles M. Rice, 2020
  21. Sir Richard J. Roberts, 1993
  22. Michael Rossbash, 2017
  23. Greg L. Seed, 2019
  24. Hamilton and Smith, 1978
  25. Jack W. Sostak, 2009
  26. Harold E. Varmus, 1989
  27. Eric F. Wishhouse, 1995
  28. Torsten N. Wiesel, 1981
  29. Michael W. Younger, 2017

Nobel laureates in physics

  1. Barry Clark Barish, 2017
  2. Steven Chu, 1997
  3. Andre Gimme, 2010
  4. Sheldon Glashaw, 1979
  5. David J. Gross, 2004
  6. John L. Corridor, 2005
  7. Takaki Kajita, 2015
  8. Anthony J. Leggett, 2003
  9. John C. Mather, 2006
  10. Michelle Mayer, 2019
  11. Arthur B. McDonald, 2015
  12. Konstantin Novoselov, 2010
  13. Giorgio Parisi, 2021
  14. James Peebles, 2019
  15. Roger Penrose, 2020
  16. William D. Phillips, 1997
  17. H. David Pulitzer, 2004
  18. Brian P. Schmidt, 2011
  19. Horst L. Stormer, 1998
  20. Daniel C. Swee, 1998
  21. Carl E. Wieman, 2001
  22. David J. Wineland, 2012

Elected officers, enterprise and civil society representatives

  1. Abdul Aziz Altawaizri, ISESCO Director Basic (1999-2019)
  2. Enzo Amendola, Member of Parliament, Italy and former Minister for European Affairs
  3. Ban Ki-moon, former UN Secretary-Basic
  4. Laura Boldrini, former President of the Italian Parliament
  5. Bono, musician and rights activist
  6. Dumitru Bragish, Prime Minister of Moldova (1999–2001)
  7. Sir Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Group
  8. Jasper Brodin, CEO, Inca Group (IKEA)
  9. Sharon Baro, former GS, Worldwide Commerce Union Confederation
  10. Kathy Calvin, former President and CEO, UN Basis
  11. Hillary Clinton, former US Secretary of State
  12. Emil Constantinescu, President of Romania (1996–2000)
  13. Mirko Četković, Prime Minister of Serbia (2008–2012)
  14. Sam Daly-Harris, Founder, Outcomes and Civic Braveness
  15. Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President Emerita, Youngsters’s Protection Fund
  16. Maria Fernande Espinosa, President of the 73rd United Nations Basic Meeting
  17. Aminah Gurib Fakim, President of Mauritius (2015–2018)
  18. Cristiana Figueres, former United Nations Government Secretary for Local weather Change
  19. Walter Faust, Director Basic of the Swiss Company for Growth and Cooperation
  20. Peter Gabriel, musician
  21. Ron Garan, former NASA astronaut
  22. Kul Gautam, former Deputy Government Director of UNICEF and Assistant Secretary Basic of the United Nations
  23. Pamela Gillis, Former Vice-Chancellor and Professor Emeritus, Glasgow Caledonian College
  24. Goldmark Jr., former CEO, Rockefeller Basis and Worldwide Herald Tribune
  25. Justice Richard Goldstone, former South African decide and former Chief Prosecutor of the United Nations Worldwide Prison Tribunal for the previous Yugoslavia and Rwanda
  26. Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder, Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations Ambassador for Peace
  27. Mats Granried, Director Basic, GSMA
  28. John Hueco, CEO, Rotary Worldwide
  29. Andrew Hoffman, Vice Chairman, Roche Holding AG
  30. Ariana Huffington, Founder and CEO, Thrive International
  31. Md. Ibrahim, entrepreneur and philanthropist
  32. Mladen Ivanic, former President of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  33. Baroness Helena Kennedy, KC Member of the Home of Lords UK
  34. Kerry Kennedy, President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
  35. Vinod Khosla, Enterprise Capitalist
  36. Jalatko Lagumdzija, former Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  37. Annie Lennox, singer, songwriter and activist
  38. Yves Leterme, former Prime Minister of Belgium
  39. Igor Luksic, former Prime Minister of Montenegro
  40. Georgi Margvelashvili, former President of Georgia
  41. Rexhep Maidani, former president of Albania
  42. Hiro Mizuno, United Nations Particular Envoy for Revolutionary Finance and Sustainable Funding
  43. Narayan Murthy, Founder, Infosys
  44. Susan Ness, Board Member, Very important Voices International Partnership
  45. Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder and CEO, Acumen
  46. Francis Martin O’Donnell, SMOM Ambassador to Slovakia
  47. Jean Welwang, Founder CEO and President, Virgin United
  48. Dr. Michael Otto, Chairman of the Supervisory Board Otto Group
  49. Borut Pahr, former president of Slovenia
  50. Rosen Plevneliev, former President of Bulgaria
  51. Paul Polman, businessman
  52. Sir Malcolm Rifkind QC, former British Protection Secretary and International Secretary
  53. Lord George Robertson, former Secretary Basic, NATO
  54. Mary Robinson, former Prime Minister of Eire
  55. Ismail Serageldin, Co-Chair Nizami Ganjavi Worldwide Middle, World Financial institution Vice President 1992-2000, Emeritus Librarian of Alexandria
  56. Wayne Silby, Founding Chair, Calvert Funds
  57. Yardley Smith, actress
  58. Sharon Stone
  59. Petar Stoyanov, former President of Bulgaria
  60. Laimdota Strauzuma, former Prime Minister of Latvia
  61. Dr. David Suzuki, Professor Emeritus, College of British Columbia
  62. Boris Tadic, former president of Serbia
  63. Ek Tekshelashvili, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Affairs of Georgia
  64. Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Chobani
  65. Raimonds Vejonis, former President of Latvia
  66. Melane S. Verveer, Government Director of the Georgetown Institute for Ladies, Peace and Safety, Georgetown College
  67. Brothers VK-Freiburga, former president of Latvia
  68. Filip Vujanovic, former President of Montenegro
  69. Kateryna Yushchenko, former First Girl of Ukraine
  70. Viktor Yushchenko, former president of Ukraine
  71. Nicola Zingaretti, Member of Parliament, Italy

Involved residents

  1. Susan Davis, New York, USA
  2. Rosneh Zafar, Lahore, Pakistan
  3. Dr. Eldrid Herrington, London, UK
  4. Joe Ousterhout, Lisbon, Portugal
  5. Beth Malcolm, Toronto, Canada
  6. Professor Dr. Morshed Nasir, Bangladesh
  7. Laura Mosedale, London, UK
  8. Dr. Sabrina Scherzer, Trondheim, Norway
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