Monthly Archive: May 2016

May 11

Funeral in Absentia for Maulana Nizami in Turkey

Leader of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami group, Motiur Rahman Nizami’s execution was protested in front of the Bangladeshi embassy in Turkish capital Ankara late Tuesday. A group of people connected to several Turkish NGOs including Turkey’s IHH humanitarian relief foundation, protested Nizami’s execution. A Turkish youth foundation, Anatolia Youth Association’s (AGD) Ankara head, Hasan Karaman said that …

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May 11

Statements by family members of Maulana Nizami

Statement by Fatema Mohsina, daughter of Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami hours before his hanging: One’s tears are for Allah – this was the saying of my beloved father, Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami, who spent his entire life wishing good for his countrymen, through working for the establishment of Islam. Those who know him well will …

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May 04

Thoughts on the East Asian Miracle and Backwardness in Muslim World

The East Asian miracle is referred to the remarkable success and high growth and development of eight countries in East Asia- Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan (China) and Thailand over a smaller period of time than Western countries. Simply put, there are two views on how an economy should run, namely …

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