Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami

Type: Organization
Name: Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (Bangladesh Islamic Assembly (Bangladesh), Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh)
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

JIs newly-elected chief widley greeted

LAHOREGREETINGS from Islamic movements across the world were pouring into the newly elected Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq since he took oath Wednesday.Greeting messages have been received from Egypt’s Akhwanul Musalimoon, Morocco’s Tehrik-e-Islah, ... [Published The News International - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh Opposition Cries Foul

DHAKA – Vote rigging accusations, opposition boycott and bloody confrontations between police and protesters summed up the whole scene in Bangladesh local elections earlier this month, after the ruling Awami League claimed victory in Upazila councils ... [Published IslamOnline NET - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

AL excels in rigged polls

The ruling Awami League, which allegedly resorted to widespread rigging in the staggered upazila elections, has excelled even in terms of securing vice-chairman posts in the fifth phase of upazila council polls totalling the number of vice-chairmen it ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Vote counting begins in Bangladesh elections

World Bulletin / News DeskVote counting began at polling centers in 73 Upazila Parisad (sub-districts) amid claims of vote rigging by the Awami League, boycotting by opposition backed candidates and violent clashes in different areas in the fifth phase ... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

73 upazilas go to polls today

Seventy three Upazilas in 34 districts go to polls today (Monday) in the fifth phase amidst the allegation of the Election Commission’s failure to contain violence and vote rigging by the ruling Awami League men in the past four phases of the staggered ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

NAP-Bhasani snaps ties with BNP-led alliance

Party President Sheikh Anwarul Haque at a press conference at theNational Press Club told reporters, “We’re leaving the 19-Party Alliance notbecause of any rift. We are doing so to strengthen our partyunilaterally.”He said that the decision was taken ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic party defies Bangladesh ban

SPEAKING FREELY By Mohammad HossainSpeaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to have their say. if you are interested in contributing.Elections in Bangladesh have in recent years began to resemble an Orwellian drama, staged ... [Published Asia Times Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Jamaat-e-Islami to stand trial for war crimes

Jamaat-e-Islami, the party which had opposed Bangladesh independence and collaborated with the Pakistan army, is to stand trial for committing crimes against humanity in 1971.According to Abdul Hannan Khan, coordinator of the Investigating Agency of the ... [Published The Hindu - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Resurging Islamists Playing Savior of Democracy in Bangladesh

Mohammad Pervez BilgramiElections in Bangladesh have of late become something synonymous to an Orwellian drama. The 10th General elections held on the 5th of January this year was no exception, as the government orchestrated a violence-ridden saga where ... [Published World Bulletin - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Election violence leaves 4 dead in Bangladesh

World Bulletin / News DeskWidespread violence has left four people dead and at least 500 injured during the fourth round of the sub-district council local elections, Upzlia Parisad, taking place across 91 sub-districts in Bangladesh. The violence has ... [Published World Bulletin - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jamaat claims harassment

Despite claims of harassment of its supporters in the ongoing local government elections, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami leaders and activists have been busy campaigning for party-backed aspirants across the country.Candidates supported by Jamaat, meanwhile, ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami slams Awami League election tactics

World Bulletin / News DeskActing Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, Dr. Shafiqur Rahman, issued a statement on Thursday condemning Bangladesh's ruling Awami League Party, accusing them of causing anarchy across the country, threatening voters ... [Published World Bulletin - Mar 21 2014]

Quotes

...According to a press statement issued, "HRCP has grave concerns over a number of recent incidents, including an attack on Raza Rumi in Lahore, a spate of assaults at Hindu temples, the most recent one being in Hyderabad, and the death sentence for Sawan Masih." The News, April 1, 2014...
"Policy, policymakers, organisers, directors, and all leaders and activists of the accused organisations are responsible for the crimes" said Hannan Khan. Keywords: Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh war of Independence, Pakistan army, crimes against human
...SUJON (Sushashoner Jonno Nagorik/Citizens for Good Governance), while expressing his reaction over the polls, told the weekly magazine the PROBE, "Other than in the first phase, there has been extreme violence and chaos in the upazila elections. The environment was not conducive to credible elections. The Election Commission has been a failure in this connection. If the election had been free and fair, the results would have been different."
"India, which has a long and proud history of democracy, should stand on the side of the people of Bangladesh, as it did during our glorious war of Liberation in 1971. By extending support to a government that is in office through a fraudulent election and one which has seen the disenfranchisement of the public, India may distance itself from the people of Bangladesh" Khaleda told the 'Telegraph'

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Jamaat still undecided about joining BNP long m... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 16 hours ago]
South Asia Assessment 2014 [Published South Asian Terrorism Portal - Apr 17 2014]
Jamaat-Shibir active to make Hefazat conference... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Apr 12 2014]
JIs newly-elected chief widley greeted [Published The News International - Apr 11 2014]
South Asia Intelligence Review, Volume 12, No. 40 [Published South Asian Terrorism Portal - Apr 08 2014]
Bangladesh Opposition Cries Foul [Published IslamOnline NET - Apr 06 2014]
AL excels in rigged polls [Published New Age Bangladesh - Apr 01 2014]
Vote counting begins in Bangladesh elections [Published World Bulletin - Apr 01 2014]
Teenage Bloggers in Bangladesh Arrested For ‘Bl... [Published Global Voices in English - Mar 31 2014]
NAP-Bhasani snaps ties with BNP-led alliance [Published Bdnews24.com - Mar 31 2014]
73 upazilas go to polls today [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 30 2014]
Rigging, violence take gloss off electioneering [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 29 2014]
BNP, Jamaat develop strained ties over upazila ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 27 2014]
Islamic party defies Bangladesh ban [Published Asia Times Online - Mar 27 2014]
Bangladesh to Ban Jamaat-e-Islami [Published IslamOnline NET - Mar 26 2014]
War crimes evidence against Jamaat found [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 25 2014]
Jamaat-e-Islami to stand trial for war crimes [Published The Hindu - Mar 25 2014]
Resurging Islamists Playing Savior of Democracy... [Published World Bulletin - Mar 25 2014]
War crimes in 1971 [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Mar 25 2014]
AL 117, Jamaat 103, BNP 96 [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 24 2014]
Election violence leaves 4 dead in Bangladesh [Published World Bulletin - Mar 24 2014]
Leave it to the people [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 23 2014]
Jamaat claims harassment [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 22 2014]
91 upazilas go to polls today in phase-IV [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 22 2014]
Probe report expected by March 26 [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 22 2014]
Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami slams Awami League ... [Published World Bulletin - Mar 21 2014]
Dhaka, Barisal reject Jamaat [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 17 2014]
Don't distance from our people: Khaleda to India [Published Bdnews24.com - Mar 16 2014]
Violence, irregularities mark 3rd-phase upazila... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 15 2014]
BNP, left parties demand power price increase w... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Mar 14 2014]
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Teenage Bloggers in Bangladesh Arrested For ‘Bl... [Published Global Voices in English - Mar 31 2014]
After they were attacked and beaten by a mob, two teenage bloggers were arrested for allegedly posting “derogatory comments against Islam and Prophet Mohammad” on their Facebook accounts, according to Bangladesh's English daily Dhaka Tribune .   Fellow ...
Al Qaeda Calls for Jihad in Bangladesh [Published Global Voices Online - Feb 24 2014]
Screenshot of a video by Ayman al-Zawahiri Global militant organization Al Qaeda has called for jihad in Bangladesh via a video released online. The audio message was circulated in a video featuring the leader of the organization,  Ayman al-Zawahiri ...
Acting Ameer rejects the verdict of death sente... [Published Anwar Ibrahim - Jan 31 2014]
Date: 30-01-2014 Acting Ameer rejects the verdict of death sentence against Maulana Nizami, calls the people to protest against government’s conspiracy to destroy patriotic leadership Acting Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, Maqbul Ahmed has issued ...
More Than 100 Schools Torched in Anti-Election ... [Published Global Voices Online - Jan 05 2014]
Guards carry ballot boxes and equipment to a polling station that will be used for the 10th parliamentary elections. Image by Naveed Ishtyak. Copyright Demotix (4/1/2014) The eve of Bangladesh's  10th national parliamentary elections  saw a wave ...
Why the Opposition is Boycotting the Election i... [Published Global Voices Online - Jan 04 2014]
Dhaka is packed with thousands of posters as the candidates campaign for the 10th general election in Bangladesh on January 5, 2014. Photo by Naveed Ishtiyak © Copyright Demotix (28 Dec 2013) When Bangladesh holds its general election on January ...
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