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    Ahmad Shafi’s remarks slated

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:33am on January 13, 2019

    Rights activists and educationists have demanded government action against Bangladesh Qawmi Madrasah Education Board chairman Shah Ahmed Shafi for his derogatory remarks about women education....

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    Hefazat leader Kashemi terms EC directive on waz mahfil anti-Islam, anti-constitution

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on November 25, 2018

    The Jamiat Ulama-E-Islam Bangladesh secretary general Nur Hossain Kashemi, also Hefazat-e-Islam nayeb-e-amir, on Saturday alleged that the Election Commission’s direction of not holding waz mahfils...

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    Govt official’s remark on May 5 episode ‘adds salt to injuries’: Hefazat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:57pm on November 05, 2018

    The Hefajat-e-Islam vice-president Nur Hossain Kasemi in a statement on Monday protested Sunday’s remarks of a government official about Shapla Chattar incident on May 5-6,...

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    Shah Shafi says Hefazat does not have any political link

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on November 05, 2018

    Shah Ahmad Shafi, Hefazat-e-Islam chief and chairman of Befaqul Madarisil Arabia Bangladesh, said on Sunday that he had no political identity and his organisation did...

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    Two held with pepper spray at Hefajat’s rally

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:27pm on November 04, 2018

    Police arrested two young men along with a pepper spray from Hefajat-e Islam rally in the capital's Suhrawardy Udyan on Sunday morning. The arrestees were...

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    Leaflets at Hathazari madrassah against Shafi, son

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:04pm on October 16, 2018

    Unidentified people spread hundreds of leaflets at Al Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Muinul Islam, better known as Hathazari madrassah, in Chittagong against Hefajat-e-Islam chief Ahmad...

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    Home minister meets Hefazat chief in Ctg

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:19am on February 03, 2018

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Friday met Hefazat-e-Islam chief Allama Shah Ahmad Shafi amid ongoing unrest over BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s graft case verdict on...

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    Hefazat decries Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55pm on December 13, 2017

    Leaders and activists of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh, an Islamist group, on Wednesday held a rally in Dhaka protesting against US president...

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    Hefazat demands Bangladesh cut ties with Myanmar

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:23am on October 07, 2017

    Leaders of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh on Friday demanded that Bangladesh cut diplomatic relations with Myanmar over the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in its Rakhine state...

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    Hefazat calls for end to Rohingya genocide, formation of independent Arakan state

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on September 19, 2017

    Islamist organisation Hefazate Islam Bangladesh at a demonstration on Monday called for an immediate end to genocide in the Rakhine state of Myanmar and urged...