IWCMTC for declaring March 25 as ‘Genocide Day’

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DHAKA, March 24: International War Crimes Mass Trial Committee (IWCMTC) has organized a day-long programme for tomorrow demanding that March 25 be declared as the “International Genocide Day”.

The IWCMTC programme on the Manik Miah Avenue in front of the Jatiya Sangsad includes a photo exhibition on mass killing on March 25, 1971 at 10am, discussion and cultural function at 4pm, candle lighting in memory of the victims at 6:30pm and screening of film on the genocide, according to a release issued here today.

Committee convener and Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Haque, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon, Food Minister Quamrul Islam and State Minister for Local Government, and Rural Development and Cooperatives Mashiur Rahman Ranga will join the programme.

Besides, Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury and journalist Abed Khan will also attend the function.

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