Time Digital Report: BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has commented that the government has misstated about US Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Donald Lu's visit to Dhaka.
The government has misstated about the US statement on the banning of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) which is proved in the statement of the US Embassy. We are not happy on the ban, it is a shame for us. Sanctions should come against the government because the people have banned the government.
He made this comment at a press conference organized at the BNP Chairperson's political office in Gulshan on Wednesday, 18 January, afternoon.
"We (BNP) did not try to meet with him, in response to the question whether Donald Lu tried to meet or not", Mirza Fakhrul.
Mirza Fakhrul firmly criticized the announcement of Awami League's program during BNP's program and said that Awami League will have to take the responsibility if any situation arises regarding the program on the same day. I urge Awami League not to give program on the day of BNP's program.
The news has been published in the media at home and abroad that surveillance technology has been purchased from an Israeli company to suppress the opposition, to monitor mobile phone and internet communications, which is the deep concern, Commenting on the purchase of surveillance technology from Israel He said.
Mirza Fakhrul said that the unelected government is using surveillance technology to keep the opposition leaders and activists under surveillance due to perpetuate their seized power.
He also said that these terrible repressive laws and the undemocratic behavior of the law enforcement forces are helping to deprive the people of their democratic and constitutional rights.
Complaining that digital security act is being misused, Mirza Fakhrul said, I am expressing deep concern as 1,209 cases have been filed in the last four years. We demand the immediate release of the prisoners under this act and the abolition of the Digital Security Act.