Published On: Thu, May 12th, 2016

Bangladesh Jamaat-E-Islami Leader Motiur Rahman Nizami Executes For 1971 War Massacre


Bangladesh authorities upheld the death of head of banned Jamaat-e-Islami party Motiur Rahman Nizami for alleged genocide and other crimes committed during the war of independence in 1971, Law Minister Anisul Haq confirmed that top leader of JI executed early on Wednesday.


Motiur Rahman Nizami, head of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh was hanged for war crime committed during the independence war of 1971 to break away from Pakistan, Nizami hanged earlier on Wednesday at Dhaka Central Jail, Law Minister Anisul Haq confirmed, Supreme court has rejected his final plea against a death sentence that imposed by a special tribunal for alleged genocide, orchestrating of massacre and rape during the war.


Motiur Rahman Nizami led the largest Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami, hundreds or thousands of people were gathered near the Dhaka Central Jail. While for the sake of security purpose thousands of security officials and border guards were deployed there to tighten the security as the supporters of banned Party Jamaat-e-Islami called for the nationwide strike to protest the hang up of Bangladesh’s JI leader.

In past, similar judgment or the death sentence caused big violation in the areas, last execution protest triggered the killings of 200 peoples, security official that were deployed outside the central jail during the execution of leader of JI controlled the whole strike of the protest as well as the risks of strike and protest also raised in the other cities of the country thus security officials also set up there to control the environment.

According to the earlier reports, five politician which include four of Jamaat-e-Islami leaders have been hanged since from 2013, Nizami who recently executed at Dhaka’s central Jail said to be the deprived of justice and became the victim of political vendetta.

Government of Bangladesh claimed, about three million people killed as well as thousands of women were raped during the independence war from Pakistan in 1971.