Category Archive: Motiur Rahman Nizami

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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Nov 22

Protest in front of White house against Bangladesh death sentences

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About 1,000 demonstrators gathered Thursday, 20th November, 2014, in front of the White House to protest the death sentences of three members of the Jamaat-e-Islami political party in Bangladesh. The demonstrations organized by Human Rights and Development for Bangladesh (HRDB), protested the “unfair trial” against opposition leaders Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, Motiur Rahman Nizami, and Mir Qasem Ali, for …

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Nov 13

BHRC calls for immediate suspension of death sentences handed down against Muhammad Kamaruzzaman and Motiur Rahman Nizami

London,11 November, 2014 STATEMENT The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) calls for the immediate suspension of the death sentences handed down against Muhammad Kamaruzzaman and Motiur Rahman Nizami by the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT). Whilst BHRC cautiously welcomes the recent suggestion from the Attorney General that the execution of the capital …

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Nov 09

ICJ denounces spate of death sentences in Bangladesh

November 3, 2014 The ICJ deplores that in less than a week, Bangladesh courts ordered the death penalty in three cases. All three condemned men are leaders of the Jamaat-e-Islami, the country’s largest Islamist party and an ally of the main opposition party, Bangladesh Nationalist Party. On 3 November 2014, the Appellate Division of the …

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