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US concerned about reports of intimidation, political violence in Dhaka

The US Embassy in Dhaka has expressed its concern about reports of intimidation and political violence in Dhaka and call on everyone to respect the rule of law.

 

“We are concerned about reports of intimidation and political violence in Dhaka and call on everyone to respect the rule of law and to refrain from violence, harassment, and intimidation,” US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas said in a message through verified Facebook page of the Embassy on Thursday.

 

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He said they encourage government authorities to investigate these reports of violence and to protect the fundamental freedoms of expression, association, and peaceful assembly.

 

The US Embassy also extended its condolences to the families of those killed and injured yesterday in Dhaka.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh