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Bangladeshis in Melbourne express solidarity with Shahbag protests

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About three hundred Bangladeshis stage a demonstartion on the Angel Statue premises beside Federation Square at the centre of Melbourne city in Australia on Monday to express solidarity with the ongoing protest programmes at Shahbagh in Dhaka, demanding capital punisment for war crimes criminals of 1971. — New Age photoAbout three hundred Bangladeshis stage a demonstartion on the Angel Statue premises beside Federation Square at the centre of Melbourne city in Australia on Monday to express solidarity with the ongoing protest programmes at Shahbagh in Dhaka, demanding capital punisment for war crimes criminals of 1971. — New Age photo

Bangladeshis living in Australia demanded death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Molla at the Angel Statue in Melbourne on Sunday expressing solidarity with the Shahbagh protests.
A release said that around 300 expatriate Bangladeshis gathered in the place and read out the demands, held posters, formed a human chain and sang patriotic songs.
They also signed a petition to be sent to the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, through Bangladesh’s high commissioner.
They demanded proper financial and manpower to strengthen the prosecution team.




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