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jamaat

(dʒɑːˈmɑːt)
n
(Islam) an Islamic council or assembly
[from Arabic jama'at group, congregation]
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LAHORE -- One more policeman wounded in Wednesday's attack on the Raiwind Markaz of the Tableeghi Jamaat succumbed to his injuries early on Thursday.
These was stated by Central Information Secretary Jamaat Islami Pakistan Ameerul Azeem during his visit to offices of newspapers and TV Channels offices.
According to reporter, a Jamaat spokesperson in Srinagar said that Sheikh Mohammad Yusuf was booked under PSA for the third consecutive time.
Hundreds of people flooded the streets of the capital, Dhaka, to cheer the verdict, but there has been no report of violence, although Jamaat called a nationwide strike for Sunday in protest.
The Jamaat has been spending lavishly to build anti-government opinion in the international arena.
If Jamaat is kept out of the country's political arena, there is every possibility that its resolutely committed and diehard members and workers, mostly young and aged below 45, might go underground and get involved in subversive activities to destabilize the country.
The Central Asian country's Supreme Court said on May 4 that a Sughd region court found the men guilty of being members of Jamaat Ansarullah on April 29 and sentenced them the same day.
Three Molotov cocktails thrown by suspected anti-government activists exploded outside the courthouse in central Dhaka as Abdus Subhan, a vice-president of Bangladesh's largest extremist party, Jamaat Islami, was found guilty of murder, genocide and torture.
According to Hannan Khan, substantial evidence is now available against the Jamaat and its associate bodies that proves their war crimes and violation of humanitarian rules of the Geneva Convention of 1950 that apply in any armed conflict.
The two tribunals dealing with war crimes delivered four earlier verdicts: Jamaat Nayeb-e-Ameer leader Sayedee, party Assistant Secretary General Muhammad Kamaruzzaman and expelled Jamaat member Abul Kalam Azad were sentenced to death and Jammat leader Abdul Quader Mollah was sentenced to life imprisonment.
The court named "The International Crimes Tribunal" issued the warrant following the prosecution's plea to arrest ATM Islam, acting secretary general of Jamaat, and ordered the police to produce him before the tribunal within 24 hours of arrest.
Some tourists, mostly foreigners, are seen wandering in miniskirts and other objectionable dresses which are against the local ethos and culture," Jamaat spokesman Zahid Ali said.