The Ambassador of the European Union to Bangladesh, Pierre Mayaudon, has in a facebook status deplored the latest attacks against freedom of expression.
A status given on the EU facebook page on Sunday is as follows:
“Pierre Mayaudon, Ambassador of the European Union to Bangladesh, deplores the latest attacks against freedom of expression.
“He expresses his condolences to the family of late Faisal Arefin Dipan and his solidarity to injured publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul, writer Ranapidam Basu and blogger Tarek Rahim.
“These tragic circumstances call for the Government to further ensure that freedom of expression and belief are respected. Ambassador Mayaudon is confident that prompt action by law enforcement agencies and unity of the people of Bangladesh will deter the fanatics from committing further crimes.” – News Desk