Category Archive: Martyrs

May 11

Quran Day: A legacy of blood and impunity

The 11th of May every year is commemorated in Bangladesh every year as “Quran Day”. On the 11th of May, 1985, police forces, under the orders of magistrate Molla Wahiduzzaman, opened fire upon Quran loving protesters at Chapai Nawabganj in Bangladesh, killing 8 innocent people. Despite a huge wave of nationwide protests against this barbaric …

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Jan 21

Shibir activist Jobayer, another victim of political killing

On Monday night, the night of 13th of January 2015, Mohammad Zobaer (18), son of Mohammad Younus, and an activist (worker) of Bangladesh Islami Chhatra Shibir, was returning from attending a mehfil (religious congregation) on the occasion of Siraat-un-nabi (term referring to the legacy and life of the Prophet S.A.W), at Chunti Union, Lohagara sub …

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Nov 14

Tohurul Islam, another life snubbed by fascist Bangladesh regime

On 29th October, 2014, police fired upon a protest procession by Bangladesh Jamaat–e-Islami and Bangladesh Islami Chatra Shibir activists at Chapai Nawabganj which was brought out at about 3 pm local time in protest of the death penalty handed down by the Bangladesh based International War Crimes Tribunal against Ameer-e-Jamaat Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami. The …

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Nov 27

Letter of Martyr Mahmudul Hossain from Bangladesh

A heart wrenching letter written on the hospital bed by brother Mahmudul Hossain, the 181st martyr of Bangladesh Islami Chatro Shibir, a few days before he passed away a martyr. The letter is given as follows (in English translation) MY THOUGHTS, Whatever good deeds I have done in my life, they are few in number. …

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Nov 20

Mahmudul Hossain, Shibir associate, passes away succumbing to police gunshot wounds

Mahmudul Hossain, Shibir associate, died a martyr today at a hospital in Dhaka after succumbing to wounds sustained on the 28th of October 2013 when police fired upon crowds of protesters at Chatkhil, Noakhali. Hospital sources informed that Mahmudul passed away on Wednesday (today) morning while still under intensive care. It is mentionable that Mahmudul …

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