Monthly Archive: September 2016

Sep 06

Compilation of statements condemning execution of Mir Quasem Ali

Statement by TMC Advisory Group On 3 September 2016, in proceeding to execute Mir Quasem Ali, the Bangladesh Government again shown itself as being prepared to ignore its obligations under the various international treaties to which it is a State Party, prepared to ignore the opinions of the international community, and prepared to ignore the …

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Sep 06

In Pictures and Video: Funerals-in-absentia for Mir Quasem Ali on international scene

Saudi Arabia Funerals in absentia were held at many places in Saudi Arabia, including in Madina and Jeddah. Madina-al-Munawwara Jeddah A funeral in absentia at a mosque in Jeddah, Saudia Arabia. Pakistan Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan held funerals in absentia for Shaheed Mir Quasem Ali. The album below shows salatul gayeb being led by Siraj-ul-Huq, Amir of …

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Sep 05

In pictures and video: Funerals-in-absentia for Mir Quasem Ali in Bangladesh

Manikganj This is the place where Mir Quasem Ali was buried. The pictures here showcase the first (beside the mosque built by himself) and second funerals-in-absentia after his main funeral. Dhaka Baitul Mokarram Mir Quasem Ali’s funeral-in-absentia was held at Baitul Mokarram mosque with popular public participation amidst tight security forces presence. Several of the …

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Sep 04

Prayer for Bangladesh – between hope and fear #WeAreMirQuasemAli

Ajmal Masroor September 3, 2016 I am traveling at the moment and it is said that the prayer of a traveler is readily accepted by God so I am about to pray for the oppressed and desperate people of the world. Bangladesh, a country of my birth is on the list for my prayers to …

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Sep 04

Statement by Toby Cadman on execution of Mir Quasem Ali

STATEMENT Today, 3 September 2016, in proceeding to execute Mir Quasem Ali, the Bangladesh Government has again shown itself as being prepared to ignore its obligations under the various international treaties to which it is a State Party, prepared to ignore the repeated concerns of the international community, and prepared to ignore the most fundamental …

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Sep 04

Mir Quasem Ali buried in Manikganj: In Pictures and Video

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Mir Quasem Ali was laid to rest near his birthplace at Harirampur upazila, Manikganj, Dhaka. Although police laid strong restrictions on use of cameras/video during the janazah itself, people have begum thronging to the grave of the deceased to pay their final respects. Below is a video of a prayer session after janazah attended by …

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Sep 04

Statement by ABIM #Malaysia on execution of #MirQuasem Ali in #Bangladesh

Statement by ABIM Malaysia on execution of Mir Quasem Ali in Bangladesh “Innalillahi wa inna ilaiji raaji’oon” Muslim Youth Movement Malaysia (ABIM) STRONGLY CONDEMNS the fascist Bangladesh Government for unjustly executed Jamaat Central Leader Al Marhum Mir Quasem Ali last night. This execution is clearly a sign of the downfall of the nation which is …

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Sep 01

Amnesty International asks Bangladesh govt. to halt imminent execution of Mir Quasem Ali after unfair trial

August 30, 2016 The Bangladesh authorities must halt the imminent execution of a senior political leader who has been sentenced to death following a deeply flawed trial, Amnesty International said today. “The people of Bangladesh deserve justice for crimes committed during the War of Independence. The continued use of the death penalty will not achieve …

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Sep 01

Lord Carlile statement after defence petition for review of Mir Quasem Ali death sentence dismissed #Bangladesh

The following is the statement by British parliament lord, The Lord Carlile of Berriew QC CBEp after the defence petition for review of Mir Quasem Ali death sentence was rejected by Supreme Court Apellate division on 30th August, 2016. STATEMENT Lord Carlile regrets the decision of the Bangladeshi Supreme Court to dismiss the defence petition …

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Sep 01

35 members of European Parliament urge Hasina to stop death sentence of Mir Quasem Ali

35 members of the European Parliament have written a letter to Hasina urging to stop the death sentence of Mir Quasem Ali. The letter is reproduced below as follows, Member of European Parliament Dear Prime Minister Hasina, We write to express our concern of the unlawfulness of the legal procedures at the Bangladesh International Crimes …

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