07 May, 2021

In Bangla Bhai's Emirate Of Terror

A rabid Mullah Omar clone wreaks havoc on the country's 'moderate Islamic' image

In Bangla Bhai's Emirate Of Terror

REAL NAME: SIDDIQUL ISLAM Guilty of torturing, killing eight Left activists ; Member of the Jamaat-e-Islami till ’98; quit courtesy its decision to accept women leaders; Joined Jagroto Muslim Janata Bangladesh, which wants to establish a Taliban-type state ; He is its operations chief and member of its highest policymaking body

He is Bangladesh’s Mullah Omar, intolerant, fanatical and, yes, charismatic. Like the erstwhile Taliban supremo, his avowed goal is to establish a society based on the Islamic model laid out in the Quran and the Hadith (tradition) of Prophet Mohammad. Quite worryingly, he isn’t averse to killing his opponents in cold blood. That’s Siddiqul Islam aka Bangla Bhai, leader of the Jagroto Muslim Janata Bangladesh (JMJB), who thrust himself into the country’s popular consciousness—and in media headlines—through the grisly torture and killing of eight members of the banned Leftist group, Sarbahara (Have-Nots) Party, over...

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