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Violence against protestors in Altab Ali Park February 9th 2013 | February 19, 2013


Why again have the East London Advertiser refused to report this:

Sheer Jamaat-e-Islami aggression on UK-based Shahbag Solidarity Protesters

Bangladeshi’s across the borough gathered in support of the War Crimes trial in Bangladesh, which has seen hundreds of thousands protesting on the streets of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. They are calling for the death sentence for those accused and charged in the trial and not life imprisoment for crimes including the following:

1. Pallab Murder
2. Killing pro-liberation poet Meherunnesa, her mother and two brothers
3. Khandoker Abu Taleb Killing
4. Ghatar Char and Bhawal Khan Bari killing
5. Alubdi Mass Killing (344 people)
6. Killing and rape of Hazrat Ali and his family members.
sourced from the verdicts section of wikipedia article: 2013 Shahbag Protest

Bangladesh: Protesters Demand Execution Of Abdul Quader Mollah

Nick Cohen in his article for the Observer on Sunday “The agonies of Bangladesh come to London” reports that

“The conflict between the Shahbag and Jamaat has already reached London. On 9 February, local supporters of the uprising demonstrated in Altab Ali Park, a rare patch of green space off the Whitechapel Road in London’s East End. They were met by Jamaatis. “They attacked our men with stones,” one of the protest’s organisers told me. “There were old people and women and children there, but they still attacked us.””

Here also is a video from the opposing protestors – British Muslim Brothers Protesting at Altab Ali Park

For some background to the protests read the following wikipedia links

2013 Shahbag Protest

1971 Bangladesh atrocities

1971 killing of Bengali intellectuals

1971 Dhaka University massacre

Here also is a channel 4 Dispatches investigation into the War Crimes committed in Bangladesh 1971:


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