After the hanging of war criminal and Bangladesh Jamaat E Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami Pakistan government and Pakistan Jamaat are crying. Pakistan Jamaat replaced the profile and the cover pictures of the party’s Facebook page with Nizami’s picture with the hashtag #WeAreNizami.
Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said, the only sin of Nizami was that he upheld the constitution and laws of Pakistan.
Moreover Pakistan parliament offered Fateha for the departed soul of Motiur Rahman Nizami.
Nizami was hanged to death at the Dhaka Central Jail at 12:10am Wednesday.He was convicted of crimes against humanity committed during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war.
Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan has strongly protested the execution of war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami by posting several pictures with the hashtag #WeAreNizami.
The Pakistan Jamaat replaced the profile and the cover pictures of the party’s Facebook page with Nizami’s picture and posted several pictures with the hashtag soon after the execution on Wednesday.
The party had previously condemned the execution of war criminal Abdul Quader Molla and issued statments supporting war criminals like Ghulam Azam who was the mastermind of many notorious war crimes here.
Pakistan and the Jamaat wing there had repeatedly demanded an halt to the war crimes trial in Bangladesh.
Pakistan has expressed concerns over the hanging of Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh, Motiur-Rahman Nizami.
In a statement in Islamabad on Wednesday, Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said the only sin of Nizami was that he upheld the constitution and laws of Pakistan.
He said the act of suppressing the opposition by killing their leaders through flawed trials is completely against the spirit of democracy.
The execution is also unfortunate for the people of Bangladesh who had elected Nizami as their representative in the Parliament.
The spokesperson said that ever since the beginning of the trials, several international organizations, human rights groups and international legal figures have raised objections to the court proceedings, especially regarding fairness and transparency, as well as reported harassment of lawyers and witnesses representing the accused.
He offered condolences to the bereaved family members and the followers of Nizami.
The National Assembly passed a unanimous resolution on Wednesday expressing serious concerns over the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh leader and former Minister Motiur Rahman Nizami by the Dhaka government.
The resolution was moved by Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanvir Hussain.
The resolution condemned the judicial proceedings by describing them as against the law, justice and human rights.
Earlier National Assembly resumed its session in Islamabad with Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the chair.
On points of order, Sahibzada Tariqullah, Shaista Pervaiz and Shah Mahmood Qureshi condemned the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami leader in Bangladesh Motiur Rahman Nizami.
They said that the execution was a violation of agreement signed among Bangladesh, India and Pakistan in 1974. They were of the view that the execution is a judicial murder and violation of human rights. Mahmood Khan Achakzai proposed that a parliamentary committee should be formed, which will visit Bangladesh in coordination with the Foreign Office for talk on the issue.
At the outset of the proceedings, the House offered Fateha for the departed soul of Motiur Rahman Nizami.
Speaking on the resolution, Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said the executions of political opponents in Bangladesh are a serious issue, causing unrest among the Pakistanis.
He said those who were executed did not violate the law and constitution of the United Pakistan. He called for immediate steps with the cooperation of other Islamic countries for stopping these executions in Bangladesh.
Members while condemning the executions, emphasized that the matter should be raised in the United Nations. They also called for convening and OIC meeting to discuss the issue. They said protest should be lodged while remaining within the diplomatic norms.
For whom Pakistan is crying
Al-badr kingpin Nizami was hanged to death at the Dhaka Central Jail at 12:10am Wednesday.
The three charges that brought Nizami’s death sentence are: a) Conspiracy to commit crimes, killing 450 people, raping 30-40 women and deporting Hindus of three villages in Pabna’s Santhia on May 14, 1971, b) Ordering the murder of 30 people of Dhulaura village in Santhia on November 27, 1971 and c) Planning and executing the abduction, torture and murder of intellectuals and professionals in Dhaka and elsewhere in December 1971.
Nizami was the chief of Jamaat-e-Islami which openly opposed Bangladesh’s independence from Pakistan in 1971. He was involved in mass murders and rapes of Bangalis in Pabna and massacre of intellectuals in Dhaka.
He was the chief of Jamaat’s student’ wing Islami Chhatra Sangha, members of which formed al-Badr militia.
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