Bangladesh

The hanging of Mir Quasem Ali

By PERVEZ HOODBHOY PAKISTAN’S Foreign Office says Pakistan is “deeply saddened” by the execution in Bangladesh last week of Mir Quasem Ali. Mir Quasem was found guilty in 2014 by a Bangladeshi court of torture, multiple murders and arson. He was sentenced to death after what Pakistan describes as “a flawed […]

Thousands Protest Extremism in Bangladesh

More than 100,000 students took to the streets in Bangladesh on Monday to protest the rise of Islamist extremism in the South Asian country, according to Association Press. Map showing the location of Bangladesh. (Photo: Screenshot from Google Maps) Protesters linked arms and formed human chains in the capital Dhaka and in […]

Bangladesh: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat organizes discussion on “The rise of militancy & what the civil society should do.”

Source: thedailystar.net Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat (AMJ) organised the discussion on “The rise of militancy and what the civil society should do.” Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu said Bangladesh was now experiencing a war against militancy and Bangladeshis would have to struggle and win. He claimed that Bangladesh’s history of civilisation dated […]