Fund Raising for Shahriar Kabir and Other Injured Secular Activists of 11 November Road Accident has been closed
Mukto-Mona is very happy to let you know that we had a very successful fund raising campaign for Bangladeshi secular author and human rights activist Mr. Shahriar Kabir and his associates, who had been seriously injured in a road accident which took place on last November 11, 2004. We appreciate your generous monetary contributions to the fund. Please see the list of contributors below. With your contribution, so far we have been able to raise:
S$ 2730.99 (Singaporean currency)
U$ 545.00 (US currency)
Prof. Ajoy Roy had already handed over equivalent amount of Taka 35,000 to "Ghatak Dalal Nirmul Committee" in Dhaka, Second transaction has already been made to Bangladesh on 07/12/04 with the rest of the balance.
You will be happy to learn- we are making every efforts to ensure that your money reaches the victims and their families directly. In Dhaka, Dr. Ajoy Roy, on behalf of Mukto Mona, is in constant touch with Mr. Shahriar Kabir and others receiving treatment and rehabilitations.
Please check out following links to learn latest news about the status of the accident victims, and other projects undertaken by Mukto Mona.
It goes without saying, whatever success if any, Mukto Mona has achieved so far, it's because of the support of benevolent members like you! Your philanthropic gesture has proved: yes, together we can make a difference.
Please accept our heartfelt thanks.
Mukto-Mona Advisory Committee
Fund Raising for
Shahriar Kabir and Other Injured Secular Activists
of 11 November Road Accident
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Please help us to raise fund for 11 November Accident Victims
SOS for 11 November Accident Victims
Many of us know that prominent secular activist, author and journalist from BangladeshShariar Kabir along with some of his close associates had met with a serious road accident on 11 November on their way to Thakurgaon near Saidpur by pass high way. While Payel, a devoted secular activist of the local committee died on the spot, rest experienced fatal injuries on their bodies and were brought to Dhaka on the following morning. Since then they are under medial care in a private hospital. According to doctors they need prolonged treatment. The hospital expenditure is mounting every day. Unfortunately all except Shahriar Kabir and Kazi Mukul are from poor backgrounds and without any insurance coverage. Worse , late Payel has left his newly married wife and kids in jeopardy through his unexpected demise. It is next to impossible for them to meet the hospital expenditure plus medical treatment.Pic: Shahriar lying on hospital bed with multiple fractures on the body (Source: Daily Janakantha)
Under such circumstances, we, on behalf of Mukto Mona, urge all secular friends and well wishers from Bangladesh and beyond to come forward and make a financial contribution within the best of our ability. Based on our communications with Dhaka, we have set our target to raise BD Tk. 3-4 lakhs (around approx. 5119 to 6825 USD) which would be spent in paying treatment cost and rehabilitation of the victims including late Payel's family.
If you can, kindly make a contribution on an urgent basis.
Prof Ajoy Roy
Tel: 880-2-935 0907 (R)
MM sends Tk. 35,000 to Dhaka
Mukto Mona, after the decision of its body, has lately transferred a fund of S$1000.00 (TK 35,511.55) to Dhaka to facilitate the immediate treatment need of Shahriar Kabir and other victims. The money we sent was actually reserved for our future publications. However, we are hoping, we would be able to reimburse the fund with help of well wishers and friends like you.
Please help the 11 November Accident Victims through Paypal (by clicking at the following link):
If you are interested in Donating through bank to bank fund transfer or sending check by mail, please contact any of the persons enlisted below:
Avijit Roy (email@example.com)
Rafida Ahmed Bonna (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jahed Ahmed (email@example.com)
Abul Kasem (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mukto-Mona Advisory Board
22 Nov, 2004.
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