Widespread Demonstration, Florida Students will Hold a Protest of Arms Control

Hundreds of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday (21/2) gathered at the Florida Parliament building in Tallahassee to urge DPRD members to pass a tighter weapons control law a week after the deadliest shootings at school United States.

A teenage gunman killed 17 people in Parkland High School, Florida, sparked a wave of student protests in Tallahassee and other places in America.

Florida state teachers and representatives Sean Shaw and students rallied

"We have a chance to do something but we do not do it," said a member of the Democratic Florida House of Representatives on a party vote in the state's parliament that decided not to discuss the banning ban lawsuit.

" That is why we are here We demand action You do not fulfill duty, and this is in your hands. "

P the mass shootings also sparked waves of demonstrations elsewhere in Florida and in other states in an effort to force local and national leaders to act to prevent such attacks.

Mothers from the Georgian state gathered in the capital Atlanta on Wednesday to attend a demonstration the advocacy group of the Mothers. The purpose of the grand meeting was to advocate for responsible weapons ownership and not to prohibit firearms.

More than 200 students at Montgomery Blair High School in the suburbs of Washington, Silver Spring, Maryland took to the streets Wednesday to attend a demonstration to demand arms control at the American Congress Building. The protest organizers said students from two other Maryland high schools, Richard Montgomery and Bethesda-Chevy Chase, also participated in the demonstration. [my/jm]

Florida Students will Hold Protest Parade Related to Arms Control

Florida capital officials on Wednesday prepared for hundreds of students to hold a protest march calling for the state legislators to pass arms control measures following the deadly shooting tragedy at a high school in southern Florida.

19-year-old youth accused of mass murder

The shooting action by a man at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland last week, which killed 17 people, was one of the worst school shooting incidents in US. The students at the school and other schools in Florida responded to the tragedy by demanding that local and national leaders take steps that would prevent similar attacks.

Over 100 students of Stoneman Douglas took a bus to Tallahassee to participate in the parade and to meet the legislative leaders.

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"We, the students, are the ones most involved in this tragedy," said a student named Ariana Ortega to VOA before boarding the bus "We are the people who experience this tragic experience and we will be the future leaders of America."

Tuesday (20/2), a number of students visited the Florida Parliament office only to witness the results of the polling the vote rejected the Democrat's proposal to consider a bill that would ban the sale of attack weapons.The Republican faction accused the Democrats of forcing the issue with the gan took advantage of the shooting incident that was done Nikolas Cruz in Stoneman Douglas High School. Cruz performs the action with AR-15, one type of attack weapon. [ab/lt]

Bangladesh-Myanmar to Hold Meeting Meeting on Refugee Returns




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Representatives of the Bangladesh authorities plan to meet with Myanmar authorities soon to discuss the return of Rohingya refugees. Known, since October 2016 thousands of Rohingya refugees are in the border area between Bangladesh and Myanmar.

Reported by Reuters, the meeting was planned today (20/2). However, until now there has been no confirmation about the representative of Myanmar authorities who will meet Bangladesh.

"The meeting will discuss how to bring the refugees back to Myanmar," said Commissioner of Relief and Refugee Repatriation Bangladesh, Abul Kalam, Monday / 2/2018).

Though this repatriation effort was attempted as soon as possible, Kalam said it would not give a time limit for the refugees to return to Myanmar. He wanted the refugees to voluntarily return to his country.

Therefore, Kalam also asked Myanmar to create a conducive situation to welcome the return of its citizens.

"We can not force them to repatriate," he said.

that, the Myanmar authorities have declared only Rohingya refugees with national verification cards to be accepted back. In fact, the idea of ​​this card previously been rejected by the community leaders Rohingya. According to him, Myanmar seems to regard its citizens as immigrants.

One of the Rohingya community leaders, Dil Mohamed, called Myanmar should open with open arms all citizens who want to go home. In fact, the Myanmar government is obliged to compensate for any loss and damage caused by the conflict in Rakhine.

He also mentioned that the Myanmar government must ensure Rohingya refugees can return to their respective homes safely and fulfill all their basic rights as

"We want to return home safely, we need security and all our rights as citizens, including citizenship status," said Dil.

The return of Rohingya refugees received great attention from the Council UN Security for Refugees (UNHCR). The head of the UNHCR Public Information Center at the Rohingya camp, Cox's Bazar, believes Rakhine is not yet safe to return to the refugees' return.

"We encourage both countries to ensure their return is done with the consent of the refugees and done safely and honorably," he said. .

(tsa / rvk)


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Trump wants to hold a military parade in Washington

American President Donald Trump wants a military parade in Washington to rival what he witnessed on the last Bastille Day in France and ordered Pentagon leaders to plan to showcase military power in the American capital.

No date has been set for the parade yet The Department of Defense said "in the process of determining specific details."

Possible choices of that date include three American public holidays – Memorial Day dated May 28 which traditionally respects the soldiers killed in the American War, Independence Day, July 4, there was a firework show at the National Mall in Washington or Veterans' Day on November 11, which this year also coincided with the 100th anniversary of the final World War I victory.

The military reportedly preferred November to separate the aura of the parade by its symbolism as an American military force of the controversial American political scene, because the parade will then fall a few days after the November 6 congressional elections.

White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "The Trump President strongly supports the devotion of American military members who risk their lives daily safeguard state security. He asked the Department of Defense to explore a celebration in which all Americans can show their appreciation. "

Trump often remarks about his desire for a rival American military parade he witnessed on July 14 in Paris on Bastille Day with first lady Melania Trump, as guest of French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte. [my/jm]

North Korea will hold a military parade a day before the opening of the South Korean Olympics

To underscore his defiance of international pressure, North Korea is expected to hold a massive military parade on Thursday, the day before the opening ceremony of the Olympics.

38 North, a North Korean monitoring group, analyzing photos of Pyongyang on Wednesday stated that 12,000 soldiers and 110 artillery devices, tanks and armored vehicles were training parades. There is also speculation that North Korea will deploy newly developed intercontinental intercontinental ballistic missiles this year and was tested last year as a show of strength.

South Korea's Unification Ministry declared that such a North Korean military parade would not affect the game. [uh]