“Somehow the death has occurred.”
ANWAR HOSSAIN MANIK
managing director of Titanic Products Ltd.
According to newspapers, on December 30, security staff beat to death Panna, an 18-year-old worker.
“When he tried to go out, a guard named Habib stopped him and started beating him. After some time, he took him to the second floor, where production manager Shamsu and other guards dragged him to the sewing room. Later the body was found hooked to the ceiling.”
an eyewitness and worker of Titanic Products Limited.
“I did not find it wrong to be with the Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh (JMJB) as I saw several government officials patronising them. I heard Bangla Bhai talking over the phone with some ministers and a police super.”
Arrested leader of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).
Lutfur is widely known to be a member of Jamaat-e-Islami in Bagmara and Atrai area of Rajshahi and Naogaon.
"The recent surge of Islamist militancy in the country is part of a strategy to create division between Islamic and nationalist forces.”
Matiur Rahman Nizami
ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami at a rally.
Nizami actively supported the Pakistani occupation forces by forming a paramilitia unit. In the run up to Bangladesh's liberation war Nizami alleged blamed to have carried out several operations to kill prominent intellectuals. He is now a minister in Khaleda Zia's cabinet.
"We are not concerned about the coalition between BNP and anti-Liberation War Jamaat, but we are anxious about the rise of militancy in the country.”
Awami League secretary general.
"Its seems it's the Talibans who raj (rule) here.”
a Pakistani journalist
about Pakistan's semi-autonomous region of North Waziristan.
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