Dorpon Publication arranged a protest meeting in East London at Wodenham Community Centre protesting the killing of publisher Faisal Abedin Dipon and three others who are injured in the
violent attack and demanding punishment of the perpetrators. The editors from different Bangla
newspaper, media activists, bloggers, writers and many others attend the meeting at 7 pm.
The meeting was directed by the Publisher of Dorpon publication Amimul ahsan Tanim where
speakers came down hard on the government as they alleged the incidents recur due to the
failure of the government. Furthermore, speakers are said that Police in Bangladesh has a good
reputation in the prevention of crime in the past. However, at present their role in the prevention of
crime is questionable due to the continuous failure and an increasing number of crimes. Speakers
also said that writers must need to use their pen in the right way their pen must not be used as
means of hate speech which could hurt a religious belief or a particular group.
Spokespersons include in the meeting are Editor Weekley DeshTaisir Mahmud; Editor Ahmed
Moiez Weekley Surma, bangla Times Editor Nazrul Islam Bashon, Weekley London Bangla
Editor senior juournalists K M Abu Tahir Chowdhury, Weekley Jonomot Executive Editor Sayem
Chowdhury, London Bangla Press club event secretary Towhid Ahmed, Columnist & poet
Shiabujjaman Kamal, Human rights activist and blogger Sayed Baki, Blogger Mustak Ahmed,
Channel S reporter Abul Kalam, Community personality Mohammed Jaman, Youth leader Juber Ahmed.