UNIC Dhaka commemorates Human Rights Day 2015: Our Freedoms – our rights – always

Guests take part in group song in Human Rights Day. Photo/UNIC DhakaDhaka, 10 December 2015: UNIC Dhaka and ASA University Bangladesh jointly commemorated Human Rights Day 2015 through organizing a seminar, drama and poetry reading session on 9 December 2015 at University auditorium. The event was presided over by Prof Dalem Chandra Barman, Vice-Chancellor of ASA University while Mika Kanervavuori, Human Rights advisor of UNRC Office delivered key-note speech. The eminent poets of the country – Poet Ruby Rahman, Poet Shihab Sarkar and Poet Muhammad Samad read-out poems on human rights. A drama – ‘We Sing of Equality’ was also staged before the audience. UNIC Officer-in-Charge M. Moniruzzaman also spoke and read-out UN Secretary-General’s message on the Day. More than one hundred students took part in the events and each of them were provided with a set of human rights instruments – UDHR, ICCPR and ICESCR.