Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 28

28 October, 2006: A case study of the violent politics of the Awami League

Background At the end of BNP-Jamaat-led alliance government’s tenure (2001-2006), the 13th Amendment to the Bangladesh Constitution required the president to offer the position of the Chief Adviser to the immediate past Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, who was to be Justice K.M. Hasan, soon after the tenure of the government expires on October …

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Oct 27

Photo Blog: Janaza of Professor Ghulam Azam, 25.10.2014


Oct 26

Huge anti #GhulamAzam presence at Professor Ghulam Azam’s funeral

I was walking at full speed towards Baitul Mokarram at about 12:48 pm to attend the janaza of Professor Ghulam Azam when this huge anti Ghulam Ghulam Azam presence beside the police box situated at Paltan junction beside the Secretariat really freaked me out. I was well, erm… expecting more of them……. embarrasing The whole …

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Oct 25

Funeral prayers for promient Islamic Scholar Professor Ghulam Azam in Turkey

Activists and various organizations from Turkey were among the first to mourn the passing away of Professor Ghulam Azam. Social media activists raised awareness on the circumstances of the death of Professor Ghulam Azam as a victim of state sponsored injustice and oppression through the widely used hashtag #BangladesinErbakanı. Members of the Anatolian Youth Association (AGD), …

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Oct 25

Statement of ICNA on death of Professor Ghulam Azam

World Renowned Scholar Dies During State Persecution —————————————————————————– (NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 23, 2014) – The Islamic Circle of North America is saddened by the loss of Professor Ghulam Azam of Bangladesh, one of the foremost Muslim activists in the world, who died on Thursday while serving a politically motivated conviction for war crimes. Azam …

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Oct 25

Professor Ghulam Azam death in jail mourned by Sheikh Yusuf Al Qaradawi, leads janazah in absentia in Qatar

International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) President Sheikh Professor Dr. Yusuf Al-Qaradawi and Secretary General Sheikh Professor Dr. Ali al-Qaradaghi have expressed deep condolence on the demise of Professor Ghulam Azam. On October 24, 2014 Friday, the IUMS top leaders and renowned Muslim scholars of the contemporary world organized janazah prayer in absentia for departed …

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Oct 04

Photo Blog: 3rd October, 2014, Friday protests at Baitul Mokarram against Abdul Latif Siddiqui


Oct 02

The Fall of Bangladesh minister Latif Siddiqui: My thoughts

Abdul Latif Siddiqui, Post and Telecommunications minister from January 12, 2014, was relieved from his post, or more appropriately fired, both from the cabinet and as presidium member of the Awami League, as per an announcement from Sheikh Hasina, current prime minister of Bangladesh and party chief of Awami League. This is in lieu of …

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