Bangladesh gathers UN Resident Coordinator over Abrar comments

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has gathered UN Resident Coordinator in Dhaka Mia Seppo over the intergovernmental association’s announcement on the homicide of BUET understudy Abrar Fahad.

Seppo met with the remote service’s Director General of the UN Wing Nahida Sobhan at 11am on Sunday.

A remote service authority said she was called to clarify the UN’s announcement on the occurrence.

bdnews24.com’s Diplomatic Correspondent saw her leaving the room around 11:40 am nevertheless she declined to remark when gotten some information about the gathering.

The collection of Abrar, a second-year understudy of electrical and electronic building of BUET, was found on the staircase of his lobby in the early long stretches of Monday.

He was apparently pounded the life out of by Bangladesh Chhatra League agents on Oct 6 for a post he made to Facebook challenging an ongoing arrangement among Bangladesh and India.

Police have so far captured 19 individuals with connections to the decision gathering’s understudy wing regarding the homicide.

A remote service authority said two issues were brought up in Sunday’s gathering with Seppo.

Right off the bat, Bangladesh protested the UN’s statement that Abrar was murdered because of practicing his opportunity of articulation, as indicated by the authority.

“The arrangement with India has been the subject of a lot of guess crosswise over different stages. The administration didn’t prevent anybody from communicating their perspectives. It wasn’t even mindful of what Abrar had composed on his Facebook post,” the authority said.

“Furthermore, the UN aren’t seen giving any explanation when an understudy is slaughtered in the created world. In any case, at that point for what reason do they connection such occurrences in Bangladesh to a concealment of free discourse?”

Following the homicide of Abrar, the UN had said it “condemns the executing of a youthful BUET understudy, supposedly for openly communicating his perspectives.”

“Grounds savagery in Bangladesh has throughout the years influenced and asserted such a large number of lives, with obvious exemption for those bearing duty.”

“The UN Bangladesh notes steps taken by the specialists to secure claimed culprits. It empowers autonomous examinations that should prompt equity being served in a reasonable procedure, and measures to guarantee counteractive action of further episodes,” the association included.

It additionally accentuated that the ability to speak freely is a human right and said “no one ought to be annoyed, tormented or slaughtered for practicing it.”

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