Tag Archive: jamaat

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

Oct 28

28 October, 2006: A case study of the violent politics of the Awami League

Background At the end of BNP-Jamaat-led alliance government’s tenure (2001-2006), the 13th Amendment to the Bangladesh Constitution required the president to offer the position of the Chief Adviser to the immediate past Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, who was to be Justice K.M. Hasan, soon after the tenure of the government expires on October …

Continue reading »

Oct 25

Professor Ghulam Azam death in jail mourned by Sheikh Yusuf Al Qaradawi, leads janazah in absentia in Qatar

International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) President Sheikh Professor Dr. Yusuf Al-Qaradawi and Secretary General Sheikh Professor Dr. Ali al-Qaradaghi have expressed deep condolence on the demise of Professor Ghulam Azam. On October 24, 2014 Friday, the IUMS top leaders and renowned Muslim scholars of the contemporary world organized janazah prayer in absentia for departed …

Continue reading »

Aug 16

Photo Blog: Demo for Gaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Today, the 16th of August, I attended a demonstration in Dhaka today against the indiscriminate Israeli aggression in Palestine, particularly upon the inhabitants of Gaza. People from all walks of life turned out in large numbers to attend the demo and make their voices heard.  The demonstration was one of the largest in recent history …

Continue reading »

Jul 27

OC Salahuddin Ahmed Khan: The Tale of The Top Police Terror in Bangladesh

Salahuddin Ahmed Khan, notorious police official and the Officer in Charge (OC) of Mirpur Model Thana, has a reputation of being the classical example of a thug in uniform above the law; a reminder that corrupt thugs are the norm rather than the exception in Bangladesh. This is in light of the impunity he has …

Continue reading »

May 25

Government behind it all – Killing and abductions continue unabated in Bangladesh

On the 19th of April, at a seminar organized at Spectra Convention Center in Dhaka on shaping and implementing community policies to combat climate change, Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu came up with another great piece of information. He claimedthat “to combat climate change, we first and foremost need to equip and enhance our abilities …

Continue reading »

Apr 22

Jamaat supported UP member extra-judicially killed by government forces in Jhenaidah

Four days after being abducted by men claiming to be members of Kothchandpur Detective Branch (DB) of Police, the dead bullet ridden body of a Jamaat-e-Islami supported Union Parishad member was discovered by police at Mamunshia village under Sadar upazila of Jhenaidah district on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Hafez Abul Kalam, 40, …

Continue reading »

Apr 16

Biography of Maulana Nizami (Ameer, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami)

Introduction:  Maulana Nizami is the Ameer (Chief) of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami. He is the elected Parliament Member for two terms (1991-95 & 2001-2006). He is the former Agriculture Minister (2001-2003) and Industry Minister (2003-2006) of Bangladesh. He is also the permanent Member of the Muslim World League (Rabita) which is the Central Co-Ordination Committee among International …

Continue reading »

Mar 20

The Islami Bank and the National Anthem Chorus Saga: A sneak-peek into the truth

In an Orwellian move that expounded toxic levels of mean-mindedness on part of the incumbent administration in Bangladesh, Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu and cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor on different occasions on Tuesday made contradictorystatements on a donation from Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited to the Independence Day event ‘Lakho  Kanthe Sonar Bangla’ to be …

Continue reading »

Older posts «