Tag Archive: bangladesh

Aug 13

Lamentations of a mother – 1 year of Mir Ahmad Bin Quasem’s abduction in Bangladesh

  From the Facebook post of Ayesha Khandkar, mother of Mir Ahmad Bin Quasem (Arman), who was abducted on 9th August, 2016 by state forces in Bangladesh, Many days, nights and months have gone by, and a year has passed. Arman has not not come. He has not returned. Everybody had asked me to keep …

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Feb 08

We demand immediate release of 28 sisters arrested in #Bangladesh

On February 2, 2017, in the evening, 28 female members of Jamaat-e-Islami were subject to arrest during a gathering. Police in a press conference claimed that the women were plotting the fall of the government. In a statement issued by Assistant Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Hamidur Rahman Azad on February 4, 2017, the former lawmaker …

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Jan 26

Enforced Disappearances in Bangladesh: A Study (2010-2012)

Introduction Enforced disappearances have been a matter of rising concern over the past few years in Bangladesh. Historically, the phenomenon of enforced disappearances in Bangladesh was observed early during the post-independence period in 1972, after the government led by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman instituted the Jatiya Rakkhi Bahini on 8 February 1972 through a constitutional order. Although initiated …

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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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