Tag Archive: Kamaruzzaman

May 19

Kamaruzzaman Funerals: The Photo Archive

Heart-breaking scenes and video from the main Janazah of Kamaruzzaman Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, prominent Islamist leader and senior Assistant Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami, was buried early on Sunday, 12 April, 2015, at Sherpur. The body of the veteran leader was buried beside an orphanage he founded in Mudipara, at Bajitkhali Union of Sherpur Sadar sub-district at …

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May 19

Final Moments of Mohammad Kamaruzzaman: Recollections of a witness

The following was recollected by Atiqur Rahman, the Secretary General of Bangladesh Islami Chhatra Shibir at a program in Dhaka in the aftermath of the hanging of Kamaruzzaman. He mentioned that this was shared with him by a senior leader, who had heard it from a senior official at Dhaka Central Jail. Final moments of …

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Apr 15

Original Letter of Kamaruzzaman Revealed

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An article on the blog Khichuri presents an English translation of a prison letter written by deceased leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, the Assistant Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islam Bangladesh, to the acting leadership of the organisation. He was executed by hanging on April 11, 2015. The original letter of Kamaruzzaman has been recently released for public viewing and …

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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 22

Trial of Mohammad Kamaruzzaman in Bangladesh: Justice Denied

[This article originally appeared on the World Bulletin and is being re-produced here with the authors permission for the blog readers] On the 10th of the Bengali month of Srabon in 1971, a terrible massacre took place at the village of Shohagpur, which lies deep inside Jamalpur district inside Bangladesh, a few miles away from …

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Nov 15

European Union Statement on Kamruzzaman verdict

Brussels , 05/11/2014 141105_05 Statement by the Spokesperson STATEMENT 05/11/2014 “We are closely following judicial proceedings in Bangladesh. The European Union reiterates its strong and absolute opposition to capital punishment in all cases and under all circumstances. We consider the death penalty to be a cruel and inhumane punishment, which is not a deterrent to …

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Nov 13

Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) expresses grave concern over Kamaruzzman verdict

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11 November, 2014 Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) expresses grave concern over the impending execution of Mohammad Kamaruzzman, who was sentenced to death by the Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal for his involvement in the 1971 War of Independence. Given the Tribunal’s repeated failure to uphold recognized standards of due process in proceedings before the …

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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 13

Lord Carlile’s letter to the Bangladesh High Commissioner: Halt controversial execution order of Kamaruzzaman

07 November, 2014 Lord Carlile of Berriew CBE QC  issued a letter which he sent to the Bangladesh High Commissioner in London. I write to you to express my grave concern regarding recent developments in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has passed three verdicts over recent days. Two senior Jamaat leaders have been sentenced …

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Nov 13

Transcript of US ambassador Rapp statement on Kamaruzzaman trial

Note: This is an article reposted from the Bangladesh War Crimes Tribunal blog by journalist David Bergman. A relevant article by New Age has been posted within this article.  Two days ago the US Ambassador for Global Justice gave a conference call to a journalist from Prothom Alo newspaper and one from New Age (myself) …

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