International Shahbag: Students protest Bangladeshi leaders

Students gather to protest wanting the death penalty for Jamaat-e-Islami the leader Abdul Quader Mollah in Dhaka.

Marcus Clem | copy editor Five Bangladeshi students gathered outside the Kelce School of Business on Monday, Feb. 11, to protest their government in what they say is an act of solidarity with an international uprising. Abdullah Fahad, graduate student in business, says that Qader Mollah, one of seven leaders of the Islamist political party and paramilitary group Jamaat-e-Islami, was sentenced to life in prison recently in Bangladesh. Fahad and the other Bangladeshis who participated in the protest, Sayeed Hossain, Omiya Kabir, Raiyan Hasin and Fatema Tuz Zohor Akhi say they believe that Mollah should be executed for his crimes. Fahad says that Mollah and his comrades in Jamaat-e-Islami are responsible for the deaths of…