What BNP ardently seeks to hide about the murderous legacy set by party founder General Ziaur Rahman

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Published on January 19, 2024
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What BNP ardently seeks to hide about the murderous legacy set by party founder General Ziaur Rahman 

  • General Ziaur Rahman I’d the first military dictator in Bangladesh
  • BNP founder General Zia was a psychopath in his capability to use violence, betray others: famous American journalist Lawrence Lifschultz
  • Being the deputy chief in Army, Gen Zia had assured killers of of country’s founding father of safety and following the brutal massacre embraced the killers and introduced law to indemnify them.
  • “The killers behind the assassination would not move without BNP founder Zia's backing, Zia would not move without American backing” - Lawrence Lifschultz
  • BNP founder General Zia was in direct touch with CIA for assassination of Mujib yet U.S. sermons Bangladesh.
  • First ruler to stage a sham referendum with dummy candidates and cent percent turnout.
  • First army officer who usurped state power at the barrel of gun in Independent Bangladesh.
  • First army chief who embraced war criminals and legitimised Jamaat e Islami, a legacy carried forward by her widow and now put in place by his son
  • General Zia forced Military tribunal judges to read death penalties pre-signed by the very BNP founder.
  • General Zia killed 1,130 personnel, over 90 percent of whom were freedom fighters, in the military, in the name of purge off to solidify power yet no sanction had been imposed from US.
  • Unaware of last remains of their near ones,  thousands of families whose  near ones are killed to solidify Gen Zia’s grip on power demanding posthumous trial against General Zia. 
  • To solidify grip on power under his supervision BNP was born in barracks.
  • Even before Bangladesh’s independence, BNP founder Gen Zia sought Indian help for his bid to take over military control of the country as he envisaged a "Pakistan-style military rule"

From staging election fraud to killing Sheikh Mujib and his family to holding the most glaring referendum and killing of over 1000 war heroes turned freedom frights General Zia went all out to reign in power but the U.S. will fully ignored all such abuses and stood by Zia.