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Round table held in Chittagong on Human Rights Day

ctg-roundtableA round table meeting titled ‘Labour right-Human right’ was held on December 10, 2016 at Seminar hall of Hotel Asian S R, Chittagong to mark the International Human Rights Day 2016.

Addressing the meeting, Joint Director of labour at the Department of Labor Chittagong Md Gias Uddin said that workers should aware of their rights. They need to be united to raise their voice against deprivation.

Chittagong Labour Court Lawyer and Trade Union Leader Adv. Zane Alam said that human right is not about rules and regulation rather it is the right of human. In the country, workers are victim of different kinds of violence. In 90 % factories, workers do not get identity card and appoint letter which is the basic right of a worker.

Professor of the Department of Law at Chittagong University Dr Shaheen Chowdhury presented the key note paper at the round table.

Factory Inspector of the Department of Inspection (Factory and Establishment) Raju Barua, President of BJSD Chittagong and Secretary of BILS A M Nazim Uddin, President of Trade Union Kendra Chittagong Tapan Dutta, Central-Joint Secretary of JSL and Secretary of BILS Safar Ali, Former General Secretary of Chittagong Journalists Union Nazimuddin Shaymol, District Joint Secretary of BFTUC Rizwanur Rahman Khan also spoke at the meeting.