Commemoration of International Holocaust Day 2015

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01Dhaka, 27 January 2015: In marking the International Day of commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, UNIC Dhaka, BRAC University Monon Club and Hope Multimedia jointly organized a Discussion workshop, Poster Exhibition, Film Show and Candle Lighting at UNIC Library on 27 January 2015. The young participants of BRAC University Monon Club took part in the events and expressed their solidarity for the holocaust victims during Second World War. Two Films: Tenth Anniversary of  the Holocaust programme; and Liberation of Auschwitz Birkenau were screened before the university students. A day-long poster exhibition of holocaust victim was also launched at UNIC library.  Mika Kanervavuori, Human Rights Advisor of UNRC Office spoke on the occasion as chief guest while UNIC officer-in-Charge M. Moniruzzaman moderated the event. Among others, Abdullah Ibne Hosssain Sakin, President of BRAC University Monon Club and Artist Santu Saha, Executive Director of Hope Multimedia spoke on the occasion. The speakers and a number of participants have mentioned that any kind of genocide is deplorable, the painful days of Bangladesh liberation war was also focused in the discussion and they urged to respect diversity and tolerance in the society. A set of UN publications including UN Secretary-General’s message were distributed among all participants.