Siddique ul-Islam (Bengali: সিদ্দিকুল ইসলাম Siddikul Islam), known popularly as Bangla Bhai (বাংলা ভাই "Bengali Brother") ( 1970 – 30 March 2007), also known as Aziz ur-Rahman (Bengali: আজিজুর রহমান) Azizur Rôhman, was a Bangladeshi terrorist and the military commander of the Al Qaeda affiliated  radical Islamist organization Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh (Awakened Muslim Masses of Bangladesh), known in popular usage as the JMJB. Most active in the north-western section of Bangladesh around the Rajshahi region, Bangla Bhai gained a nationwide and worldwide notoriety for bombings and other terrorist activities.
Siddique ul-Islam taught Bengali language for some time. He joined the ranks of the JMJB and became the commander of military affairs and an acting member of the Majlis-e-Sura, its decision-making committee. Bangla Bhai became infamous for the torture and intimidation of the opponents of JMJB and minorities. On August 17, 2005, JMJB, under Islam's leadership, launched a nation-wide attack by exploding 500 makeshift bombs. Along with Shaykh Abdur Rahman, Islam is alleged to have masterminded the bombings. In late 2005, a series of suicide bomb attacks rocked Bangladesh. JMJB and Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh have claimed responsibility of these attacks.
Along with 5 other militants, Siddique ul-Islam was executed by hanging on 30 March 2007.
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Quick reference to hangings of both terrorists.