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Bangladesh online activist and spokesperson of the Shahbagh's Ganajagaran Mancha, Imran H Sarkar, has called for the banning of country's biggest Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami, while blaming it for wartime atrocities committed during the 1971 liberation war.
Jamaat, an Islamist ally of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), opposed independence from Pakistan, denied accusations that some of its leaders committed murder, rape and torture during the conflict.
The trigger for this year's spasm of unrest came in February when a tribunal set up by the government to investigate abuses during the war sentenced a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party to life in prison, sparing him execution.
Sarkar said Monday that Jamaat-e-Islami was a militant organization, which had tried to mask their activities with the so-called political activities.
"They raped Bangladeshi people; they were involved in killing and mass killing of our people. So, that is very normal. This Jamaat-e-Islami actually, that is a terrorist organization, so the character of that organization obviously always will be same. Sometimes, they mask their activities with so-called political activities. But that is a terrorist organization, so, we demand this Jamaat-e-Islami and their student organization, terrorist organization, Islami Chhatra Shibir should be banned,"said Sarkar. ...
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