AJAR president calls on foreign secy
Barrister Patrick Burgess, president of Asia Justice and Right (AJAR) called on Foreign Secretary Ambassador Masud bin Momen on Monday.
During the discussion, Burgess shared his experiences of working in the conflict zones, meeting the victims of atrocity crimes and his fights for justice for the genocide victims, according to a post shared by the verified Facebook page of foreign ministry.
As an international human rights experts, Patrick Burgess mentioned his advocacy role and engagements to highlight the genocide 1971 and the Rohingya crisis among the international community.
The foreign secretary underlined the importance and challenges associated with the recognition of Bangladesh Genocide 1971 by the international community.
The possible ways and means that can deliver justice to the Rohingya through their repatriation to their homeland in the Rakhine State of Myanmar are also discussed.
Barrister Patrick Burgess is scheduled to give his keynote presentations on the occasion of Genocide Day on 25th March 2023 at the Liberation War Museum.
Earlier in the morning, Burgess delivered a keynote speech at the Bangabandhu Lecture Series: Recognition of Bangladesh Genocide 1971 at the Foreign Service Academy, graced by Md Shahriar Alam, MP, state minister for foreign affairs as chief guest.