Wednesday, January 6, 2016, Poush 23, 1422 BS, Rabiul Awal 25, 1437 Hijri

Jamaat calls hartal for Thursday
Observer Online Desk
Published :Wednesday, 6 January, 2016,  Time : 12:01 PM  View Count : 79
Jamaat-e-Islami on Wednesday called a dawn-to-dusk hartal for Thursday (January 7) protesting the upheld of death penalty of its Ameer war crimes convict Matiur Rahman Nizami.

The party, in a press statement, declared the countrywide daylong hartal hours’ after the Supreme Court order.

The appellate division of the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence of war criminal Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami on charge of killing intellectuals, mass killing and rape.


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