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JPNK holds Kalpana Chakma press conference in Seoul

News No. 102/2008, June 12, 2008
The Jumma People’s Network – Korea (JPNK) has held a press conference in front of Bangladesh Embassy in Seoul to mark the 12th anniversary of disappearance of Kalpana Chakma.
The press conference, held in collaboration with Nawawoori (I and We), Imagination for international solidarity (IFIS),Tahamke (all together), Korea Sexual Violation Relief Center and PNAN(The refuge), began at 10:30 a.m.
The speakers demanded that the judicial inquiry report on disappearance of Kalpana Chakma be published and the culprits including Lt. Ferdous brought to justice. They also urged the government of Bangladesh to stop all kinds of sexual violence against the Jumma women.
JPNK General Secretary read out the text of the press conference while Ms Chakma, an ex-member of the Hill Women’s Federation, read out a memorandum addressed to the Chief Adviser of the interim caretaker government. Later, the memo was handed over to the Bangladesh Embassy officials.
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