Workers killed by police at a Bangladeshi coal fired power plant

Tuesday, 8 June 2021 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Coal workers carry a comrade caught up in police violence

Friends of the Earth Bangaldesh AKA Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association or BELA, have made calls for an independent investigation into the shooting of coal plant workers by police back in April that left 7 people dead.

The workers were defending their worker’s rights and payment of their overdue salary.

We hear from Bareesh Hasan Chowdhury a research lawyer from Friends of the Earth Bangaldesh / Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA).

Read Friends of the Earth Bangaldesh / Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA)'s statement here.

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