“An interrogator threw a detainee's Koran on the floor, stepped on it, and kicked it across the room.”
a former US army chaplain
who turned to Islam during the Gulf War I
about abuses committed by the US army at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp.
Yee was arrested for plotting against his own country but was later freed, as the army could not prove the case.
“The government will have to trace the sources of the militancy, their finance and training.”
A Jatya Party (Ershad) proposal
to fight religious extremism.
The deposed president Ershad, seized power in a bloodless coup in 1982, made Islam the state religion and contributed to the Islamisation of the society.
“On the supply of explosives, he said they collect explosives through different ways but mostly by road from India.”
A Daily Star Report
quoting Ataur Rahman Sunny, so-called Jamaaitul Mujaheedin Bangladesh's military commander, who was arrested on December 13.
"To implement one kilogram worth of Islamic knowledge you need a mound of common sense; the suicide bombers don't have even an ounce of intelligence.”
Khatib of Baitul Mukarram Mosque
in a speech before his regular Friday sermon.
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