Terror Diary 2001: Shibir rampages in classrooms at daylight, Khaleda campaigns for Jamaat at night

Chhatra Shibir and Chhatra Dal started carrying out violence and subversive activities on educational campuses across the country before the general elections in October 2001. And Khaleda Zia sought votes for Jamaat candidates by holding public meetings at night. When the teachers and students of the university and medical colleges were helpless...

Creating panic before elections are BNP’s old tactics

It is an old tactic of BNP-Jamaat to carry out arson attacks and killing missions against the Awami League across the country whenever an election approaches. They try to prevent people from going to polling stations during the election through subversive activities, as these miscreants are always skeptical about being elected by the people's vo...

How BNP-Jamaat candidates trade religion: Fatwa says listening to militant speeches worthy of performing Hajj

  BNP-Jamaat leaders always try to deceive ordinary religious-minded people using fabricated sermons. They even hit one of the main pillars of Islam, Hajj, issuing an extremist fatwa guided by Khaleda Zia. The Janakantha reported on September 8, 2001, that the BNP-Jamaat alliance nominated Taliban militant Mufti Shahidul from the Narsingd...

2001: Militant who tried to assassinate Sheikh Hasina got Khaleda’s nomination for election race in Narail

2001: Militant who tried to assassin Sheikh Hasina got Khaleda’s nomination for election race in Narail The BNP-Jamaat alliance nominated Mufti Sahidul Islam, the leader of the banned militant outfit Harkat-ul Jihad (Huji), to run against Sheikh Hasina in the 2001 general elections. Sahidul took pro-Taliban madrasa students from all over the...

When elections approach, BNP starts politics with dead bodies by spreading terror

BNP-Jamaat alliance does not believe in people's vote due to their widespread killing, rape, terrorism, extortion and looting. As they doubt whether people will vote for them, they create terror with bullets, bombs and arson during election times. Before every election, they plan to seize power by preventing people from voting and rigging ballo...

Khaleda Zia's regime: Juba Dal leaders cut people into pieces on the streets

BNP-Jamaat terrorists established a reign of terror across the country during their regime from 2001 to 2006. Under the direct command of Tarique Rahman, four MPs Mirza Abbas, Salahuddin, Nasiruddin Pintu and SA Khaleque divided Dhaka city into four underground areas to control the terrorist groups. The unruly terrorists of Dhaka Chhatra Dal and...

Chhatra Dal terror: Businessman kidnapped for not getting free computers, Construction of orphanage stopped over extortion

The Chhatra Dal terrorists started anarchy and harassment of female students in different universities and colleges after coming to power in 2001. In Sylhet’s Shahjalal University, they continued spreading supremacy on campus under BNP leaders even after a rape attempt that created a public outcry across the country. On April 18, 2004, th...

The BNP government hurled bombs on women leaders to thwart Awami League programs

Awami League announced fresh programs to protest the countrywide persecution and killing of more than 10,000 leaders and activists in the first three years of the BNP-Jamaat government. As the opposition Awami League tried to organize the party leaders and activists, BNP-Jamaat terrorists carried out bomb attacks targeting the meetings and ralli...

BNP MPs ran riots all night for building private housing project in vested property

The BNP-Jamaat started violence in December, the month of victory. In December 2004, they attacked nearly one thousand slum dwellers and set fire to their houses and businesses at midnight to evict them from the vested properties in Savar and Ashulia. MPs, close to former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, led the attacks to build housing projects in g...

Khaleda's government arrests 10,000 in 7 days to thwart Awami League program

BNP-Jamaat leaders started looting, extorting and repressing across the country soon after they formed the government in October 2001. Their mass anomalies badly affected the country’s economy. In a bid to foil the protests against their corruption and misdeeds, the BNP-Jamaat government ran crackdowns, arrested at least 10,000 Awami Leagu...

Khaleda Zia's commerce minister Amir Khasru plundered Tk 128 crore of the state

BNP leaders started plundering government resources after forming the government in 2001. Commerce Minister Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury, Public Works Minister Mirza Abbas and Khaleda Zia's Political Secretary Harris Chowdhury jointly misappropriated money while allotting government plots. Due to selling 18 government houses in the elite area of...

BNP used to shoot bullets and bombs at Awami League programs, and senior leaders were thrashed on the streets and beaten with sticks

The BNP-Jamaat alliance used to attack every peaceful program of the Awami League from 2001 to 2006. They used to disperse the Awami League program by throwing bombs and bullets. Senior leaders of the party were battered on the streets and brutally beaten with sticks. When the central leaders of Awami League went to hold a program in a district ...

From 2001 to 2006: Nizami unduly recommended selling government assets to his nephew without tender for five times

During the BNP-Jamaat coalition rule, their party leaders and activists embezzled thousands of crores of government money by tender manipulation across the country. Khaleda Zia's MPs and ministers directly intervened in the government institutions for such anomalies. Jamaat Amir Motiur Rahman Nizami recommended the government unduly for selling ...

Khaleda Zia's regime: Tarique ordered police recruitment based on party considerations, PM office took the graft money

The BNP-Jamaat alliance government recruited a total of 26, 259 policemen in the five years from 2001 to 2006. Out of this, more than 5,000 were Chhatra Dal-Shibir leaders and relatives of BNP-Jamaat MPs and ministers. In most of the remaining 21,000 recruitments were completed in exchange for money. The then Minister of State for Home Affairs L...

BNP-Jamaat arson cost Tk 150 crore loss in the RMG sector in 21 days

The country’s readymade garments incurred losses worth Tk 150 crore in the first 21 days of petrol bomb attacks on vehicles, burning of business establishments, killing of day labourers and widespread vandalism by BNP-Jamaat alliance leaders and activists. Foreign buyers cancelled orders worth USD 79.83 lakhs in the first week of the BNP-J...

BNP-Jamaat arson terror: Two lakh students could not sit for SSC exams due to insecurity

A total of one lakh 87 thousand 378 students could not sit for the SSC exams due to arson attacks by the BNP-Jamaat alliance. These students could not go to the exam centre as the Jamaat-BNP activists were hurling crude and petrol bombs on vehicles and roads, leaving students, guardians and day labourers burnt to death. The Prothom Alo reported...

BNP-Jamaat regime: Taliban and al-Qaeda militants were trained in Bangladesh

Immediately after winning the elections on October 1, 2001, the BNP-Jamaat alliance spread extremism and militancy across the country. During Khaleda Zia's regime, leaders of the international militant groups Taliban and al-Qaeda travelled to Bangladesh with her consent and under the patronage of Tarique Rahman. Following their footsteps, severa...

Atrocities of Bangla Bhai in northern Bangladesh including Rajshahi: BNP MPs and ministers used to hire militants to kill people under the patronage of Tarique Rahman

A large area of the northern region, including Rajshahi, Natore and Naogaon, became a city of terror due to the open killings and brutality of the extremist militants. Later, the caretaker government hanged the notorious militant Bangla Bhai and his associate Shaykh. But the BNP-Jamaat coalition government not only denied their killings but also...

From 2001 to 2006: MP Moni transferred 5 DCs for protesting land grabbing and terrorist activities

After being elected as MP from BNP in 2001, Nurul Islam Moni of Barguna-2 Constituency (Bamna-Patharghata) built an empire in his own name by grabbing other people's land. He even established a reign of terror in the area by occupying public properties and settlement land, looting in the name of the contract, recruitment trade, and filing false ...

From 2001 to 2006: MP Shahidul established a reign of terror by beating police, grabbing land and extortion

Even before becoming MP from the Patuakhali constituency in 2001, Shahidul Alam Talukdar used to live in a rented tin-shed house in front of the Upazila Parishad. But his fortunes changed overnight after he became MP from BNP. He owned crores of taka through corruption, government land grabbing, TR-Kabikha looting and extortion through his terro...