Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami on Wednesday called nationwide hartal for Thursday after the Supreme Court upheld death sentence for its chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for his crimes against humanity in 1971.
The party’s acting chief Moqbul Ahmed and acting secretary general Shafiqur Rahman in a statement announced the strike, generally known as hartal, programme.
“We’re announcing nationwide dawn to dusk hartal for December 7 protesting against the government’s oppression and conspiracy to kill Motiur Rahman Nizami,” the party said in the statement.