Writers, journalists, intellectuals and politicians form a human chain in front of Pabna Press Club yesterday, protesting Israel's ongoing military offensive in Gaza. Photos: Star
People across the country yesterday continued protesting Israel's ongoing military offensive in Gaza, urging the United Nations (UN) to break the silence and play its due role.
They also called upon the international community to force Israel to stop killing innocent Gazans.
Human rights activists urged the UN to deploy UN-led force in Gaza for taking steps against Israel.
They made the demands at a workshop of The Bangladesh Human Rights Commission at Malibagh in the capital.
Expressing concern over humanitarian crisis in Gaza, they urged the UN to treat Israel as a war criminal state, said a press release.
In Rangpur, hundreds of students of different schools and colleges formed a human chain under the banner of Students Forum in front of Mithapukur Press Club around noon, protesting the Israeli atrocities, reports our district correspondent.
At a rally afterwards, they also called upon the UN to immediately stop what they said genocide by Israel, and condemned US President Barack Obama for continuing to support Israel.
Hundreds of students of different schools and colleges under the banner of Students Forum bring out a protest procession in front of Mithapukur Press Club in Rangpur. Photos: Star
They also urged the people of Bangladesh and the global community to stand firm against Israel's agression.
Earlier, they brought out a protest procession.
In Pabna, writers, journalists, intellectuals and politicians organised a human chain in front of Pabna Press Club, calling upon the global community to intervene immediately to end the crisis in Gaza, reports our district correspondent.
People from all walks of life joined the programme.
The attack on innocent Palestinians including children and women is the attack on the entire humanity, they said.
Israel's military offensive in Gaza began on July 8, which is still continuing killing 572 people.