"This battle is between secular and non-secular forces. A cross-party group of leading politicians, as well as diplomats and community leaders attended the talk titled 'Democracy and Human Rights in Bangladesh' held on Monday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's International Affairs Advisor Dr Gowher Rizvi, former chair of Bangladesh National Human Rights Commission Dr Mizanur Rahman and Martyn Day MP also spoke. Keynote speaker Mizanur Rahman said when opportunistic foreign powers bring extremism into the mainstream that puts Bangladesh democracy in peril. She also noted Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her British counterpart Rishi Sunak's meeting and prominent moment at the G20 Summit in New Delhi.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha September 19, 2023 19:09 UTC