March 24, 2008

NEWS: Mass media urged to address human right issues (BANGLADESH)

Mass media must play a role to address the human right issues in effective way. Students as well as the people need to be incorporated in raising awareness about human rights and use of power to influence the society. Mass media can help the people to enjoy access to information to being positive change in Bangladesh.

Zaglul Ahmed Chowdhury, Managing Director and Chief Editor of BSS, said this as chief guest in the inaugural session of the Youth Journalism and Human Rights Camp at TARC of BRAC in Savar yesterday.

He said the camp would play an important role to raise awareness regarding journalism and human rights.

Relief International (RI), a US-based NGO, organised the three-day-long camp for marginalised and rural youth to make them aware of the power of the media to influence society and to make media accessible to them.

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