Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Wednesday called upon the government to register its protest on the streets against Israeli genocide in the Gaza Strip.
“The Prime Minister earlier protested the genocide in written, but now I request her to come out on the streets. We want the government to take to the streets like us against the mass killing of innocent Palestinians,” he said.
Ershad, also a special envoy to the Prime Minister, made the call while addressing a human chain program in front of the Jatiya Press Club arranged by his party protesting the killings of Palestinians in Gaza.
Over 1800 Palestine people, including many children and women, in the Gaza Strip were killed in Israeli offensive in the last 26 days.
The human chain that snaked out from the Jatiya Press club to Motijheel Shapla Chhatra led to huge traffic contestations in and around the city’s main commercial area, causing sufferings to commuters.
Ershad addressed the program first in front of the Jatiya Press Club and later at the Shapla Chattar standing on a truck.
Joining the program, in front of the Press Club, the Jatiya Party chief said, “Israel is the stigma of the world. Down with Israel and it be demolished.”
Referring to the killing of innocent civilians, children and women in Palestine, the ex-military ruler also said, “Now we can understand why Hitler had killed the Jewish.”
He came down hard on the Islamic parties in the country for what he said not registering any visible protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza.
Jatiya Party secretary General Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu and Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud, Presidium Members MA Hannan, Golam Kibria Tipu and Abu Hossain Babla were, among others, present.
JP protests Israeli genocide in Palestine