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JI establishes fund for polls campaign

Secretary Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chapter Naseem Siddiqui on Wednesday announced setting up of a dominancy of Islam fund (Electoral Fund 2013) for election activities.Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi Muhammad Hussain Mehanti appealed the JI members, workers, supporters and citizens of Karachi to open their hearts and purses for the election campaign in order to restore peace in the city and get it rid of terrorists and extortionists.Naseem Siddiqui urged party members and workers to donate some money from their monthly incomes for election campaign.

JI to cleanse City from target killers

Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Chief Munawar Hassan has said that the transparent elections will prove ultimate defeat to the terrorist elements.He expressed these views on Monday while addressing a luncheon reception held at Idara-e-Noor Haq in honour of newly-elected office-bearers of Karachi Press Club.He viewed that if the general elections would hold transparent then it will prove last nail in the coffin of terrorist and extortion mafia. Hasan further said that the honest JI leadership had the capability to bring a durable positive change in the country.

Bangladesh police arrests prominent atheist blogger

Police in Bangladesh arrested a self-styled "militant atheist" on Wednesday for anti-religious writings as part of a crackdown on bloggers in the face of pressure from radical Islamist groups. The arrest of Asif Mohiuddin, 29, comes a day after the detention of three other bloggers and ahead of an Islamist march this weekend towards the capital Dhaka to demand the death penalty for online atheist writers.

Mela Chiraghan starts

Mela Chiraghan, the two-day annual Urs celebrations of Hazrat Shah Hussain, popularly known as Madhu Lal Hussain, started at his shrine at Baghbanpura on Saturday.Director General Religious Affairs Hassan Rizvi inaugurated Urs celebrations by laying a traditional 'chadar' on the grave of the sufi saint.Administrator Shamsul Haq, former MNA Roheel Asghar and a large number of devotees were also present.

Bangladesh clashes leave 5 dead: reports

Clashes in Bangladesh between police and supporters of the country's biggest Islamic party left five dead on Friday during protests linked to ongoing war crimes trials, police and media said. Jamaat-e-Islami activists have been staging countrywide strikes and rallies for months to protest against the trials which have placed nearly their entire party leadership in the dock, in cases dating back to the 1971 independence war.

Bangladesh clashes leave 3 dead: reports

Clashes in Bangladesh between police and supporters of the country's biggest Islamic party left three dead on Friday during protests linked to ongoing war crimes trials, reports said. Jamaat-e-Islami activists have been staging strikes and rallies for months to protest against the trials which have placed nearly their entire party leadership in the dock, in cases dating back to the 1971 war of independence.

Police kill Islamist in Bangladesh mob attack

Bangladeshi police shot dead an Islamist supporter on Thursday as they tried to fend off a mob attack by some 2,000 opposition activists angered by the ongoing war crimes trials of their leaders. Police said 2,000 supporters of the country's largest Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami, attacked a group of 90 officers at a village in the western Jhenidah district after they tried to arrest some Jamaat activists. "They attacked us with sticks and rocks. They smashed our cars. As the situation went out of control, we had to open fire," local police officer Rashid Uddin told AFP.

Bangladesh policeman shot dead in clashes with Islamists

A policeman was killed early Sunday in a gunfight with Islamists in a remote southern village, as violence over war crime convictions of Islamic leaders continued to mount in Bangladesh. Police said a constable was hit by a bullet after around 1,000 supporters of the country's largest Islamic part, Jamaat-e-Islami, attacked police entering a village in Khulna district and tried to detain a Jamaat activist on charges of violence.

Bangladesh deploys troops as protest toll hits 76

Bangladesh deployed troops in part of the country after fresh clashes erupted Sunday, taking the death toll to 76 in weeks of violence over the conviction of Islamist leaders for war crimes. Twenty people were killed in the latest bout of violence as the largest Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami declared a nationwide strike to denounce the trials. In the northern district of Bogra more than 10,000 Jamaat supporters armed with sticks and home-made bombs attacked 12 police stations, torching four of them and two government offices, police said.

Bangladesh deploys troops as 16 killed in fresh protests

Bangladesh deployed troops in the north of the country Sunday after 16 more people were killed in a fresh wave of violence over the conviction of Islamist leaders for war crimes in the Muslim-majority nation. Thirteen were shot dead in the north and northeast and one policeman was killed in clashes with protesters in the western district of Jhenidah, police officials told AFP, adding two people were killed late Saturday.
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