Treatment of Khaleda abroad: the Minister of Justice again rejects the request

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Justice Minister Anisul Huq. Star file photo

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Justice Minister Anisul Huq

Justice Minister Anisul Huq. Star file photo

Justice Minister Anisul Huq today again rejected BNP Chairman Khaleda Zia’s request for permission to travel abroad for medical treatment.

“There is no legal basis for the request filed by (14) pro-BNP lawyers (on November 23) to allow him (Khaleda) to go abroad. The government cannot take any arbitrary decision. take action in accordance with the I will give my opinion officially soon in this regard, ”he said.

He said this while answering a question from reporters after attending a meeting, as the main guest, in Dhaka.

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) organized the program on the occasion of awarding prizes among the winners of an essay contest on “Muktijuddho, Swadhinata O Manobik Mullobodh” at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka’s Gulshan.

While answering another question, he expressed the hope that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of the Interior will look into the questions concerning the sanctions imposed by the United States on the rapid action battalion and seven current and former senior agency officials.

Responding to another question, he said there might be a disagreement in the views of human rights watchdogs and the government on the human rights situation across the country.

Earlier in the day, the Minister of Justice told the meeting that the NHRC must stand firm and work to establish human rights in the country.

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