Update November 24, 2015

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CHT organizations condemn Pakistan statement

Sumel Sarker


CHT organizations condemn Pakistan statement

24 November 2015, Nirapad News: The convening committee of eight politically active mass organizations of Chittagong Hill Tracts today condemned the remarks expressed by Pakistan regarding the trials in Bangladesh of those involved in crimes against humanity.

They said that the persecution launched on the people of Bangladesh during 1971 by the Pakistan was unparalleled in history. “Instead of apologizing to the people of Bangladesh the Pakistanis were expressing indignation.

They have no moral right to do so particularly as they have not made an unconditional apology to the people of Bangladesh for Pakistan’s role in Bangladesh in 1971.”

“Only those who have suffered persecution understand the pain of doing so,” the statement added. “We, as fellow-sufferers, understand it,” it said.

The eight organizations are: Democratic Youth Forum, Hill Students’ Council, Hill Women’s Federation, Chittagong Hill Tracts’ Women’s Sangha, Sajek Women’s Society, Sajek Land Protection Committee, Ghilachari Persecution Resistance Committee and Resistance Cultural Squad.

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