Bangladesh Islami Chhatra Shibir

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Bangladesh Islami Chhatra Shibir (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ ইসলামী ছাত্রশিবির) Which means Bangladesh Islamic Students Camp is a political students organization in Bangladesh. Islami Chhatra Shibir, serves as the youth wing of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami.[1] It is a member of the International Islamic Federation of Student Organizations and the World Assembly of Muslim Youth.

History[edit]

Chhatra Shibir was established in February 6, 1977, in Dhaka University central mosque. According to their principle they have a mission, "To satisfy Allah through the rearrangement of the total life of human being in the way given by Allah and shown by the Muhammad".[2] It was known as Pakistan Islami Chattra Shangha.[3] before the Liberation war of Bangladesh

Criticism[edit]

In 1971 this party was known as Pakistan Islami Chattra Shangha, members of which led the formation of Al-Badr that involved in the 1971 killing of bengali intellectuals and some of them have already been convicted and executed by International Crimes Tribunal.[4][5][6][7][8] Activists of this organization extort money from the students of many educational institutions, hostel residents and traders of neighbouring areas[9][10] in the name of Baitul Mal (party fund).[9][10] Activists of Shibir also pressure the students to sign the supporter's document (form) of the organization as well as join the organisation.[9] This student group is also involved in violent clashes with other student groups,[11] is extremely militant and has been linked to numerous acts of violence.[12] The group has also been linked to a number of larger terrorist organizations both in Bangladesh, and internationally.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS) , South Asia Terrorism Portal". Satp.org. 2001-01-13. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  2. ^ Islam-Bd.org
  3. ^ "Islami Chhatra Shibir | Terrorist Groups | TRAC". Trackingterrorism.org. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  4. ^ The Hindu
  5. ^ "Kamaruzzaman led Razakar, Al-Badr and Al-Shams: witness". Newagebd.com. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  6. ^ Tuhin Shubhra Adhikary. "Key man of Al-Badr". Thedailystar.net. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  7. ^ "Mirpur butcher Molla must die, says SC". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  8. ^ "Mojaheed indicted for genocide, crimes against humanity". Newagebd.com. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  9. ^ a b c New Age
  10. ^ a b The Daily Star
  11. ^ "Islami Chhatra Shibir". Priyo News. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  12. ^ a b "Terrorist Organization Profile: Islami Chhatra Shibir (ICS)". National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism. Retrieved 12 June 2013. 

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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