Jamaat-e-Islam

Jamaat calls hartal for Sunday

Jamaat-e-Islami has called a 24-hour countrywide hartal (shutdown) for Sunday after the Supreme Court upheld death penalty awarded to the party’s chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for his 1971 war crimes.

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Jamaat-Shibir men clash with cops in Rajshahi

Law enforcers open fire on activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir during a clash in Rajshahi.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Jamaat calls hartal for Sunday

Jamaat-e-Islami has called a 24-hour countrywide hartal (shutdown) for Sunday after the Supreme Court upheld death penalty awarded to the party’s chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for his 1971 war crimes.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Verdict on Nizami's review plea May 5

SC will deliver its verdict on May 5 on war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami’s petition seeking review of his death penalty.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

Jamaat withdraws hartal after Islam retained as state religion

Jamaat-e-Islami withdraws countrywide hartal after the High Court rejects a writ that challenged legality of Islam as state religion of Bangladesh.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

History will judge this verdict: Defence

War criminal Mir Quasem Ali’s lawyer Khandker Mahbub Hossain says the history will judge this verdict that upheld the death penalty of the Jamaat-e-Islami leader.

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

Jamaat men clash with cops in Jatrabari, 3 held

Police detain three persons during a clash with activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir at Jatrabari in Dhaka.

July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015

The Boat and the BNP-Jamaat

The election symbol of the Awami League is a boat; interestingly, AL now resembles a boat as big as Noah's Ark as it accommodates anybody from any party, irrespective of political colour and ideology.

June 18, 2015
June 18, 2015

War crimes: Probe report on Shakhawat, 11 others submitted

Probe report on ex-lawmaker Shakhawat Hossain and 11 others’ alleged war crimes was handed to the prosecution.

May 4, 2015
May 4, 2015

2 Shibir leaders face contempt proceedings

A tribunal in Dhaka initiates contempt of court proceedings against the president and secretary general of Islami Chhatra Shibir for their statements about a war crimes verdict.

April 19, 2015
April 19, 2015

Jamaat man killed in Pabna

Unidentified gunmen today hacked and shot a Jamaat-e-Islami activist to death this evening.