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Death Penalty for “Blasphemy”

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Submitted by naim.13@gmail.com [Guest] on Wed, 03/04/2013 - 9:20am

-Special Correspondent

(Translated from The Daily Ittefaq. Original: http://goo.gl/dIFc5).

In Bangladesh, A plan is in process to modify the five penal codes of punishment for irreverence towards religious beliefs to

Religious Extremism on the Rise In Bangladesh: Jamaat Behind Revival

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Submitted by safarhad [Guest] on Mon, 01/04/2013 - 9:30pm

Religious extremism is not a new phenomenon in Bangladesh. Harkat ul Jihad, Bangla Bhai's Jamaatul Mujaheedin Bangladesh (JMB), Hijbut Tahrir are names which we very clearly remember not from the distant past. It is also not new for Jamaat E Islami’s name to appear whenever one is discussing religious extremism in Bangladesh.

Rebuttal of propaganda spread through The Toronto Star

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Submitted by auditio [Guest] on Mon, 01/04/2013 - 12:26pm

This document is a rebuttal of propaganda being spread through Canadian media. This particular article was published in the newspaper The Toronto Star on March 31, 2013. The article can be read here.

Timeline of attacks on Hindus (Feb 28 to March 8)

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Submitted by guest_writer on Tue, 19/03/2013 - 9:56pm

28th February and 1st March

• Jamaat-Shibir fanatics wreaked havoc on the Hindu community across the country. They vandalized at least six temples, including one of Buddhists, and torched houses and business establishments of Hindu people in Noakhali, Gaibandha, Chittagong, Rangpur, Laxmipur, Thakurgaon, Sylhet, Chapainawabganj and elsewhere in the country.

Grassroots Shibir activists not happy with “un-islamic” lifestyle of top Jamaat families

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Submitted by naim.13@gmail.com [Guest] on Thu, 14/03/2013 - 8:05pm

Translated from The Daily Janakantha. Original: http://goo.gl/2M7Ak

The Dirty Tricks of Jamaat Shibir

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Submitted by guest_writer on Mon, 11/03/2013 - 2:15am

Since the establishment of International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) to prosecute the war criminals of Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971, Jamaat-e-Islami is desperately trying to foil the trial in order to save its top leaders, who are indicted for war crimes.

Timeline of Blogger Rajib Hyder's murder

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Submitted by Prithvi [Guest] on Wed, 06/03/2013 - 9:48pm

Blogger Ahmed Rajib Hyder(Shovon), writing under the pseudonym “Thaba baba”, was known for his strong anti-religion rhetoric and his equally vocal opposition to the “Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islam” party, which aided and actively participated in the genocide of Bengali population alongside the Pakistani army in the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1971.

Auseinandersetzungen um Aufarbeitung des Unabhängigkeitskrieges 1971 eskalieren. Islamisten ­reagieren mit Generalstreik auf Tod

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Submitted by suman on Wed, 06/03/2013 - 1:25am

In Bangladesch haben die Auseinandersetzungen um das Vorgehen der Justiz gegen führende Mitglieder der islamistischen Partei Dschamat-E-Islami in den vergangenen Tagen mindestens 61 Menschenleben gefordert.

Reports of Jamaat and Shibir Clashes with Police (Feb 28 - Mar 3)

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Submitted by Jumbojet [Guest] on Tue, 05/03/2013 - 10:30pm

The following is an account of various clashes between Jamaat and Shibir activists and law and security forces (Police, BGB) over the last few days, after the sentencing of Delwar Hossein Sayeedee by the International Crimes Tribunal. Several reports are available in English, but most of them are very concise, and a lot of the incidents have not been reported.