Observance of International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade – 25 March 2013

UNIC Dhaka jointly with ASA University and Daffodil Int’l University organized the Int’l Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 2013 on 25 March 2013 at ASA University auditorium. The commemoration included Seminar, Poetry Recitation, Candle Lighting, Poster Exhibition and Drama. Prof Shah Alam, Chairman, Law Commission, Bangladesh was the chief guest while Prof Dalem Chandra Barman, Vice Chancellor of ASA University presided over the function. Kazi Ali Reza, UNIC OIC delivered the key-note speech and Prof Moin Uddin Khan, Adviser of former Caretaker Government was spoke as special guest. The UNSG’s message was read out by UNIC KMO M. Moniruzzaman. Renowned poets of the country recited human rights poems. Candle lighting was organized in memory of the slave victims. A human rights drama was also staged by ‘All Star Daffodils’ – a theatre group. A cultural show and poster exhibition was also organized on the Day.