Who is Delwar Hossain Sayeedi?
Delwar Hossain Sayeedi ( Bengali: দেলাওয়ার হোসাইন সাঈদী) is an Islamic politician in Bangladesh who has served as a Member of the it’s parliament from 1996 to 2008. The International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh sentenced him to death in February 2013 for crimes against humanity in the war of 1971.
Who is Abdul Sayeedi?
Sayeedi has a large following within the British Bangladeshi community. He was invited to speak at the East London Mosque on 14 July 2006; the then-secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, Muhammad Abdul Bari, supported his invitation.
Where was Sayeedi born?
Sayeedi was born in a village located in Indurkani, Pirojpur (Barisal Division)February 1, 1940, present-day Bangladesh. His father Yusuf Sayedee was an Islamic orator.
Who is Jamil al Sayyed?
Major General Jamil Al Sayyed, then head of Lebanese General Security, Brigadier General Mustafa Hamdan, Major General Ali Hajj and Brigadier General Raymond Azar were all arrested in August 2005 at the request of German prosecutor Detlev Mehlis, who was carrying out the UN investigation about the assassination.
Why was Sayeedi sentenced to death by hanging?
The tribunal found Sayeedi guilty in 8 of the 20 charges, including mass killing, rape, arson, loot and force minority Hindus to convert to Islam during 1971. On 28 February 2013, the tribunal sentenced him to death by hanging for two charges among the eight committed during the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971.
Why are British MPs worried about Sayeedi’s visit to the UK?
Many British MPs considered his admission to the country to be controversial. In leaked emails reported by The Times, an adviser, Eric Taylor, said that Sayeedi’s “previous visits to the UK have been reportedly marred by violence caused by his supporters.”