Awami League’s human chain program in front of the Foreign Office in the US
Photo:Zoynal Abedin Joy
The United States Awami League has launched a human chain program demanding the lifting of US government sanctions against Bangladeshi seven high-ranking government officials.
The rally was held in front of the Foreign Office in Washington DC on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 under the leadership of Dr. Siddiqur Rahman, President of the United States Awami League and Abdus Samad Azad, Acting General Secretary.
Dr. Siddiqur Rahman, In his remarks
appealed to the United States government to immediately lift the ban and called the allegations against the seven officials was false. Those who involved in the anti-national conspiracy, the ban was the result of their conspiracy against Bangladesh.
Last Friday, the US Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on 10 organizations and 15 individuals, including Bangladesh. As a result, these individuals will not receive a visa to the United States because of the ban.