The world Prophecy of Majeshi Leon For Kagame,Rwanda and The people Of Rwanda.

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BATATU (3) BAGOMBAGA KWICWA NA FPR KUGIRANGO IZARAMBE KU NGOMA.

Nkuko tubicyesha ikinyamakuru inyangenews.com,mubushakashakatsi iki kinyamakuru cyakoze,amakuru iki kinyamakuru gifite afite gihamya,n’uko fpr yagombaga kwica abantu batatu kugirango izarambe kubutegetsi.Umuhanuzi mukuru,Umuhanuzi,ikinege mu bana (5) ikabona intsinzi yo kuramba kubutegetsi.


Ariko uyu mugambi warabihishe kuko mu gihe bagombaga kwica aba bantu (3) nabo bari bamaze gukuramo ake karenge,fpr isigara irira mu myutsi,igihugu cy’Urwagasabo gitangukanye nibindi bihugu,ntabwo ar’igihugu cya demokarasi nk’uko ibindi bihugu bimeze,kubera ko icyo gihugu nyuma yuko abari ubwoko bahinduye nkaho batakiri ubwoko,Uwiteka Imana yahindukuriye abana b’inshoreke maze ibahindura ubwoko bwayo.

Ikaba ibafiteho umugambi udasanzwe,kuburyo nabari batar’ubwoko bazahinduka ubwoko kubwo kubana nabakiranutsi,niyompamvu mubuhanuzi havuga yuko abatari ubwoko bazahinduka ubwoko,mu gihe abari ubwoko bazacibwa imanzi mu kiganza kugirango barusheho kuba ubwoko nyabwo.

Amakuru avuga yuko muri 2002-2003 mbere yuko habaho amatora mu Rwanda,fpr yashakishije umwe mubavandimwe b’umwami-kazi Gicanda wishwe na Gen.Gatsinzi Marceli kumabwiriza ya perezida Paul Kagame waruyoboye ingabo zahoze ar’iza fpr nkotanyi,kuko bari baziranye mu mahugurwa ya CIA muri America aho bahuriye bagiye mu mahugurwa y’ubutasi,amakuru avuga yuko Gen.Gatsinzi nawe yahaye amabwiriza cpt.ufungiye Arusha kugirango yice Gicanda umwamikazi w’Urwanda,iyo ikaba imwe mu mpamvu Gatsinzi atigeze akurikiranwa n’inkiko kuko yakoze genocide ariko agakingirwa ikibaba kubw’inyungu za fpr.

Uyu mudamu mwene wabo n’umwamikazi gicanda yashakishijwe na fpr,kugirango atange amwe mu mabanga y’ubwami bw’Urwanda kuko yari yarerejwe abazimu b’Urwanda kugirango ababwire uko ibintu byifashe nikigomba gukorwa kugirango bahashye burundu ubwami bw’Urwanda butazasubira kungoma,ibyo byabereye murusengero rwayoborwaga na pastor Mugabo Juste ubu ukora muri RRA umurimo wogutwara imodoka aho batwaye uwo mudamu warurwaye abazimu nyuma yokwicwa kwa nyirabuja umwami-kazi Gicanda Rudahigwa.

Aba pastor bahamagawe kwirukana abo bazimu,bananiwe kumukiza kugirango abashe gutanga amakuru fpr yari ikineye,bari bamwemereye kumuha inzu,imodoka,namafaranga,akeneye ariko agatanga amakuru bakeneye yose,hamwe nubwo yararwaye abo bazimu,yabashije kubabwira ko igihe cyose bazaba batarica abantu(3) ubutegetsi bwabo butazaramba ahubwo ko bazabwamburwa bukabanyura mumyanya y’intoki.

Mu makuru mace fpr yabashije kumenya ni uko bagomgombaga kwica (1) Umuhanuzi mukuru,(2) Umuhanuzi,(3) umwana wavutse asa n’ikinege mu bana (5),

Uwo mwana yavukiye hanze y’Urwanda,akaba yaragiye guhwana na Nyina,ariko akaza kurusimbuka,ntapfe,fpr yashakishije abo bantu,dushingiye kumakuru duhabwa nabari bahari uwo mudamu werejwe abazimu uko yabitubwiye,kandi nyine abo bantu ngo bakomoka mu muryango wabakiranutsi uko niko abazimu bavugaga,bisobanura abarokore,niyompamvu leta ya fpr yikomye abarokore cyane ishakisha abo bantu batatu ariko ntibyabahira kuko Imana yahise ibakuru mu gihugu cy’Urwanda batwarwa mu mahanga,ndetse umwana w’Ikinege we,ubu amakuru atugeraho ari mubutayu aho arikwigishwa n’Uwiteka Imana uburyo azayobora igihugu nyuma yo gutahuka k’Umwami w’Urwanda uzacyura ubwami n’Umwami ubu bari mu mahanga,uwo mwana w’ikinege mu bana (5),akaba ariwe uzaba umwami nyuma y’uzasimbura umwami Kigeli wa V Ndahindurwa,uwo akazaba Umwami wa lll,akaba ariwe uzategekana n’Uwiteka Imana kugirango Imana isohoze amasezerano yabakiranutsi,usibye ko azategeka amasezerano yarasohoye ariko Atari muburyo buziguye.

Icyo gihe hazavuka abana bibigina,ndetse icyo gihe abana babakiranutsi bazahabwa ubwenge budasanzwe kuko ubwenge burangiye mu isi,bazahabwa ubwenge,ubuhanga,ubumenyi,ubukorikori,n’umwuka woguhanga,nagyo ng’uko uko niko ibintu bigiye kugenda,tukaba twiringiye yuko amasezerano y’Imana atazabura gusohora kubakiranutsi mwirinde rero kugirango ayo masezerano azabashe kubasohoraho kandi muzabashe kuyinjiramo.

Barasaba gusubizwa mu bihugu baturutsemo.

Amakuru aturuka mu mpunzi zo mukarere k’ibiyaga bigari,ziganjemo abakongoman bavuga ururimi rw’ikinyarwanda,hamwe nabanyarwanda by’umwihariko bo mu bwoko bw’Abatutsi,aravuga yuko nyuma yaho bakuriwe mu murwa mukuru wa Nairobi mu gihugu cya Kenya,bagatwarwa ahitwa Daabu,biravugwa ko,ubuzima bwabo butameze neza kuburyo abayandikishije nk’Abakongo ubu barimo basaba umuryango wabibumbye ishami rya HCR ko basubizwa mu gihugu baturutsemo cya Congo.


Ikinyamakuru inyangenewss.com cyifuje kumenya impamvu abanyarwanda bo mu bwoko bw’Abahutu bo batatwawe Iddaabu,umwe mubaduhaye amakuru utarashatse ko amazina ye ashyirwa ahagaragara kubera impamvu z’umutekano we,yatubwiye ko,abahutu bahunze cyera bo basigaye mu murwa wa Nairobi kuko bafatwa nk’Abene gihugu.

Twibutse yuko izo mpunzi zigizwe n’Abarundi, Abanyarwanda , Abacongoman yaba abavuga ikinyarwanda biyita abanyamurenge,ndetse nabakongo nyirizina,ikintu kibabaje kandi giteye agahinda,ubwo umuhanuzi Majeshi Leon yageraga mu gihugu cya Kenya.Yakiriwe nabacongomani bavuga ururimi rw’ikinyarwanda biyita abanyamurenge yabahanuriye yuko Uwiteka Imana avuze yuko,kubera bimakaje umuco w’ikinyoma muri 2014 ukuboko k’Uwiteka kuzaaremerera kubera kwijandika mubikorwa by’ubutasi aho bagambanira inzira karengane ziba zahunze ibihugu byazo.

Ubu buhanuzi twabushyize ahagaragara ariko ntabwo babyizeye kugeza ubwo byabasohoyeho,kubera kutumvira Imana ndetse no kugira inda nini ivanze n’ubusambo ndetse badatinya no kumena amaraso yabakiranutsi.Igihe cyaje kugera nyuma y’umwaka umwe ubuhanuzi busohotse iby’Uwiteka yavugiye mukanwa k’Umuhanuzi bibasohoraho.

Byabaye kubera gukururana kwa leta ya Kenya n’umuryango wabibumbye aho leta ya Kenya yashinjaga impunzi yuko zaba zifite uruhare kubikorwa by’iterabwoba bikomeje guteza umutekano mucye muri iyco gihugu,ariko na none bias nibyabaye uruhurirane rw’ibibazo kuko na leta y’uRwanda yari yasabye leta ya Kenya ko,impunzi zakwirukanwa mu murwa mukuru wa Nairobi kugirango abo yabuze izabashe kubabonera munkambi z’impunzi.

Nk’uko rero amakuru dufite abivuga,izo mpunzi zikomeje guhura nibibazo bikomeye aho baribwa n’amasazi yo mu bwoko bwa tsetse iki kikaba kimwe mubihano Uwiteka Imana ahanishije impunzi zo mukarere kubera kutumvira Imana nyamara birirwa basenga bavuga ko bakorera Imana.

Ubusabe bwabo kugez’ubu bikaba bitaramenyekana ko bizemerwa cyangwa butazemerwa,gusa uwashobora yakuramo ake karenge usibye bikigoranye kuko barinzwe n’ingabo zicyo gihugu bitoroshye kuva munkambi ngo bajye hanze yayo,nibahame hamwe bihane basenge Imana nyuma yokwihana no kwezwa wenda Uwiteka namara gucururuka azabagirira imbabazi yumve gusenga kwabo.

Tuboneyeho gusaba impunzi z’Abanyarwanda kwitandukanya nibikorwa bibi bidahesha Uwiteka icyubahiro cyane cyane ibikorwa byokugambanira bagenzi babo,mumenye neza ko,ni mukomeza ibyo bikorwa bigayitse muzagwa mubuhungiro kuko Uwiteka adashobora kwihanganira abiyitirira izina rye kandi ngo bongere bakore ibikorwa byo kugambanira bene data muri kristo Yesu.

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Banze kurya intonorano za FPR,bahuga igihugu.

Amakuru agera ku kinyamakuru inyangenews,avuga ko,umukozi w’Imana Esthe Murebwayire Marie,ubu ubarizwa mu gihugu cy’Ubuholland,ngo yanze kurya intonorano za fpr,bituma ahunga igihugu.Amakuru afite gihamya avuga ko,umuhanuzi-kazi tuvuze hejuru yakunze kugaragara cyane mubikorwa byo gukangurira abanyarwanda bo mu bwoko bw’Abahutu bari barahunze igihugu cy’uRwanda nyuma ya jenocide yakorewe abatutsi mu 1994.


Amakuru agera ku kinyamakuru inyangenews,avuga ko,umukozi w’Imana Esthe Murebwayire Marie,ubu ubarizwa mu gihugu cy’Ubuholland,ngo yanze kurya intonorano za fpr,bituma ahunga igihugu.Amakuru afite gihamya avuga ko,umuhanuzi-kazi tuvuze hejuru yakunze kugaragara cyane mubikorwa byo gukangurira abanyarwanda bo mu bwoko bw’Abahutu bari barahunze igihugu cy’uRwanda nyuma ya jenocide yakorewe abatutsi mu 1994.

Abanyarwanda bo mu boko bw’Abahutu bahungiye mu gihugu cy’abaturanyi cya Congo yitwaga Zaire icyo gihe,maze umuhanuzi-kazi Marie amaze kwakira agakiza nyuma ya jenocide,ahabwa umuhamagaro n’Uwiteka Imana yo mu ijuru,imutegeka kujya gucyura abahutu b’impunzi akaba ari nabwo bwoko akomokamo.

Yagiye mu mashyamba ya Zaire nk’uko amakuru dufite abivuga,maze impunzi zibasha kumva ubutumwa bwiza Imana yari yamuhaye maze s’ugutaha bakora iyo bwabaga,ariko si bose batashye,ahubwo hari nabandi banze gutaha bavuga ko,uyu muhanuzi-kazi yaba akoreshwa na FPR,ariko mu byukuri nta bwo byari byo,kuko yabwiraga abahutu ko, bagomba kwihana bakikuraho umuvumo wamaraso ya jenocide bakoreye abanyarwanda bene wabo bab’Abatutsi.

Marie yagiye agaragaza ibihamya uburyo leta ya mrnd yakoze amanama agera kuri 14 yo kwica abatutsi,izo nama zabereye ahitwa kumusozi wa Jari,ndetse Imana yanamubwiye ko,ubwoko bw’Abatutsi ar’ubwoko bwayo bwite,ubu butumwa abahutu benshi bwatumye bamwanga cyane kuburyo amakuru dukura mu murwa wa kigali avuga ko,n’umubyeyi we,witabye Imana muri 2009,abahutu banze kumufasha gushyingura umubyeyi we,harimo na murumuna we witwa Imeritha wari yarafunzwe na gacaca nyuma akaza gufungurwa akikoma mukuru we Esther ngo niwe wamufungisheje kubera jenocide yakorewe abatutsi.

Amakuru avuga yuko bamaze kwanga kumufasha gushyingura umubyeyi we waguye mubitaro by’umwami Faisari,ngo yahamagaye umuhanuzi Majeshi Leon wo mu bwoko bw’Abatutsi amusobanurira urugomo abahutu benewabo bamukoreye bakaba banze ko ahambisha umubyeyi we,ubwo ako kanya Leon yahise ahamagara umugabo witwa Mugabo Festo usengera muri Zion maze baraza bashaka isanduka nziza ikwiliye gushyingurwamo umubyeyi w’umukozi w’Imana ndetse banacukuza imva nziza yogushyunguramo umubyeyi we maze abahutu barahasebera!.

Ibi ntibivuze ko umuryango wa Marie cyangwa abana be batari bakoze iyo bwabaga ngo bakore icyo gikorwa,ariko amafaranga barayafashe bayaguramo isanduka wagirango bagiye gushyinguramo imbwa,ayandi bayashyira kumufuka,bacukuza imva iteye isesemi,barangije baramubwira bati ngaho zana babatutsi bawe wirwa uvugira ukabarata,batangajwe no kubona imihango yose ikorwa neza cyane kuburyo bamwe bahise bihisha bavuga ko ngo abatutsi bashobora kubashyira muri gereza.

Nyuma yurwo rupfu rw’umubyeyi we,yahamagawe na minisiteri y’ubutegetsi bw’igihugu igirango imuhe ikiraka cyo kujya gucyura abanyarwanda b’impunzi babahutu bari ubihugu bituranye n’uRwanda ndetse nibiri kure yarwo.Yitabaje umuhanuzi Leon bajya muriyo nama yamaze amasaha agera kuri (4) bashaka ko,bakwitwaza ubuhanuzi bwokwereka impunzi ko guhunga ar’umuvumo,bakirengagiza yuko nabo mbere yogufata igihugu babanje kuba impunzi.

Inama yarangiye basabye aba bakozi b’Imana bombi ko bazongera guhura bazanye draft igaragaraza amafaranga azacyenerwa kugirango babashe kurangiza icyo gikorwa,amakuru avuga ko bagiye umuhanuzi Leon afungura igitabo cy’ubuhanuzi bareba ibyo Imana yavuze basanga badakwiye gukora icyo gikorwa bari bamaze gusabwa na leta ya FPR.

Ahubwo basanze ko nibaramuka batinze mu makoni bazagwa muri icyo gihugu,ubwo Marie mu gihe yarakijijinganya,Leon yakuyemo ake karenge,nyuma y’iminsi mike Imana ibwira Marie iti ese urakora iki muri iki gihugu?Ubwo nawe yahise akuramo ake karenge,ubu akaba ari mu gihugu cy’Ubuholland aho arimo gukra imurimo w’Imana kuburyo budasanzwe nk’uko Imana yabimubwiye nubwo we,atarazi uko bizasohora cyangwa uko bizagenda.

Uyu mukozi w’Imana amaze guhishukirwa kuburyo budasanzwe uburyo inama yabereyeIbeinjing mu gihugu cy’Ubushinwa yo kuzamura abategarugori ngo bareshye nabagabo ko,icyo kintu atar’umugambi w’Imana,ahubwo ko,umudamu akwiye gusubira mu mwanya we Imana yamushyizemo,akuba umugabo,bityo akarushaho guhishukirwa no guhabwa imbaraga imbaraga z’umuzuko kugirango bazahure itorero rya Kristo Umwami Yesu.

Abanyarwanda nabanyamahanga mukomeze kumsengera kuko Imana igambiriye kumukoresha ibikomeye mu isi yabazima.Abagore benshi bamaze kwigira ibyigenge kuburyo nabitwa ko,bakijijwe babaye nkapagani,kubwamahirwe rero kuba tubonye umuntu Imana ishyize hejuru abagabo cyane dukwiye kumufata mu mugongo kuko Imana izamukoresha iby’ubutwari.

Abazungu benshi aganira nabo,batangazwa cyane nuburyo akoresha n’Imana kuburyo budasanzwe,kuburyo bamwe mubazungu babagabo bamuhishuriye icyatumye abagore babasha kugira agaciro kuruta abagabo ngo byatewe n’intambara zabaye mu bihugu byo mu Burayi iya mbere niya kabiri yisi yose kuburyo byahitanye abagabo benshi bityo hagasigara abagore gusa icyo gihe bigatuma biremera amategeko abaha agaciro kuruta abagabo.

Ibyo iyo babivuga ngo babivugana agahinda gakomeye,kuburyo batakaje ikizere yuko Imana yabagarurira agacira “Abagabo” bahoranye,ariko bakomeje kwiringira Imana yo mu ijuru kubera ijambo bahabwa nuwo munyarwanda –kazi Imana imaze kuzamura kurwego mpunzamahanga.

Bankruptcy and Mud by Bassam Tawil

  • “If only we Arabs,” they wrote, “who kill people cruelly and wholesale, cared as much about people as the Jews care about animals.” We often hear Arabs privately saying, “the Zionists have never done to us what we do to ourselves.”


  • Every Palestinian youth knows that the weekly riots at the “traditional friction points” serve as social events, later used by Palestinians operatives for propaganda.

  • As our elders have said for years: “Falastin [‘Palestine’ in Arabic] begins withfalas [bankruptcy] and ends with teen [mud].”

Palestinian bloggers were amazed when Israelis protested the cruel slaughter of chickens in poultry-packing plants, and during epidemics. “If only we Arabs,” they wrote, “who kill people cruelly and wholesale, cared as much about people as the Jews care about animals.”

Civilian cameras often record events of startling cruelty carried out in Arab countries, in areas of conflict. We often hear Arabs privately saying, “The Zionists have never done to us what we do to ourselves.” This is usually said by Syrians, who have hated the Jews for generations, when they give their thanks for the medical treatment they receive in Israel. Despite the hatred fostered by Hamas, after the most recent military operation, many Gazans admitted that the IDF did in fact warn civilians before attacking terrorist targets protected by “human shields.”

The pictures of an armed Israeli soldier who did not strike back when he was viciously attacked by Palestinian women and children in Nebi Saleh, amazed many regional bloggers. “If such a thing had happened to us,” they wrote on Twitter accounts, “the soldier would have killed his attackers without hesitation.”

The pictures of an armed Israeli soldier who did not strike back when he was viciously attacked by Palestinian women and children, amazed many Arab bloggers.

As a Palestinian, I know that such situations are produced by Palestinians whose ability to stage them is professional and I know the source of their income. They cynically exploit the Israeli political “left,” and enlist photographers to document the events for European-funded “Pallywood” media manipulation.

Every Palestinian youth knows that the weekly riots at the “traditional friction points” serve as social events, later used by Palestinians operatives for propaganda. Often, in the finest Hollywood tradition, parties are held after the “conflict action scenes.”

The festivities sometimes include sex and drugs with the blond, blue-eyed volunteers from abroad, to celebrate another successful encounter with the Israeli security forces.

The escalating Palestinian riot routine takes into consideration that risks are few, because of IDF restraint in dealing with “civilians,” as we saw in Nebi Saleh when the Israeli soldier who was attacked and bitten did not respond with gunfire to defend himself. Israel’s restraint only makes the slaughter, rape and expulsion of Muslims at the hands of Muslims seem all the more vicious.

Many of the bankrupt European countries hostile to Israel now find themselves faced with a massive influx of Middle Eastern and African refugees. They are the brothers and sisters of the hundreds of thousands of murdered Muslims and the millions of refugees in tents, with only Allah ( s.w.a.t) to pity and protect them. Many die in leaky boats, in a desperate attempt to reach the safe shores of Europe. Those who do make it safely, join the Muslims in the Islamic enclaves where they have been plotting against their hosts for years.

The West has waited far too long to wake up to the realization that the Palestinian problem is not the cause of regional events. Therefore, The West’s obsession with forcing a “solution” on Israel and the Palestinians will change nothing for the better, it will only expand the catastrophe to the doorstep of Israel and the Palestinian Authority, the only islands of security and stability for Arabs, Christians and Jews in the Middle East.

In the shadow of the calamity of the refugees, we are slowly understanding that the issue of the return of the Palestinians to “Palestine,” which we hang on to so frantically, is an anachronistic, politically manipulated mirage. There is nothing to be done but settle the descendants of the original Palestinian refugees as part of the overall settlement of all the Middle Eastern refugees — if, that is, our Arab brothers ever succeed in extricating themselves from the swamp of the “Arab Spring.”

What is strange is that the Gulf States, particularly Saudi Arabia and Qatar, which fund Islamic terrorism and pay the salaries of the radical clerics who incite murder and destruction, are silent when it comes to accepting refugees into their countries. Saudi Arabia has hundreds of thousands of empty, air-conditioned tents at its disposal, used only during the hajj pilgrimage. They could help shelter the millions of Sunni Muslim Syrian and Iraqi refugees. But Saudi Arabia does not open its gates to them, not even to a small number.

Now, by accusing each other for our refusal, hesitation and rejection of every proposal that might bring the Israelis to the negotiating table, we have finally managed to put an end to the “problem of Palestine.” As our elders have said for years: “Falastin [‘Palestine’ in Arabic] begins with falas [bankruptcy] and ends with teen [mud].”

 

Bangladesh: Tipping Farther Toward Fundamentalist Islam? by Ruthie Blum

  • As soon as the statue of “Lady Justice,” blindfolded and holding a scale, was erected in the Bangladeshi capital, fundamentalist groups began to protest, on the grounds that the piece of art was “un-Islamic” and constituted idol-worship.

  • Since 2013, dozens of people have been slaughtered, many with machetes. Although ISIS claimed responsibility for many of the brutal killings, no formal investigation into the murders was ever launched.
  • Instead, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina took the opportunity to arrest more than 11,000 people, only 145 of whom were Islamist terrorists. The rest were charged with crimes such as theft and drug-dealing, indicating that it might have been part of Hasina’s crackdown on critics since her election in 2008.

The arrest on May 26 of 140 secular activists in Bangladesh is the latest in a string of incidents indicating a disturbing shift towards Islamic fundamentalism in the East Asian parliamentary democracy.

The activists were rounded up by police during a demonstration against the government’s removal of a statue outside the Supreme Court building in the capital city, Dhaka. They were charged not only with holding an illegal gathering and obstructing justice, but with the attempted murder of the law enforcement agents dispatched to quell the protest.

The statue was a depiction of “Lady Justice” — the Greek goddess Themis (and Roman Justitia), blindfolded and holding a scale — this one wearing a sari. As soon as the iconic, universal symbol of jurisprudence was erected last December in the Bangladeshi capital, fundamentalist groups began to protest, on the grounds that the piece of art was “un-Islamic” and constituted idol-worship.

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh, in Dhaka. (Image source: F2416/Wikimedia Commons)

Although secularism is enshrined in the constitution of Bangladesh, a Muslim-majority country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been accused — with good reason — of accommodating Hefazat-e-Islam, an Islamist lobby group comprised of madrassah educators and students, which has called for the enacting of blasphemy laws. The group’s leader, Allama Shafi, is infamous for demanding the death penalty for atheists and anyone defaming Islam. He is also known for referring to women in derogatory terms, while urging parents not to educate their daughters past the fourth or fifth grade.

In a meeting in early April with Shafi and other Islamic scholars and imams, Prime Minister Hasina not only succumbed to the demand that Lady Justice be taken down, but said that she herself had been unhappy about its placement outside the Supreme Court. Within a few weeks, the statue was being taken down — in the middle of the night.

The ensuing protest in the streets and on social media by Bangladeshis bent on maintaining their country’s separation between mosque and state turned out to be effective, however, in spite of the mass detention of demonstrators. On Sunday evening, the statue was returned, albeit a few hundred yards from its original location, in a place less visible to the public.

Shafi’s response was both swift and sharp. “Do not play with our religious beliefs, national spirit and heritage,” he said, aiming his anger at the government. “Do not push the country towards the curse of Allah through such anti-Islamic activities.”

Indian journalist and managing director of Republic TV Arnab Goswami wrote on Sunday that Hasina’s accommodation of Shafi and his Islamist cohorts should come as no surprise, given the country’s political trends in general, and Hasina’s maneuvers in particular.

Goswami cites, for example, the government’s recent capitulation to Hefazat-e-Islam’s demand that certain secular content be removed from Bandladeshi textbooks. In January this year, that demand was met by the Bangladeshi Education Ministry, which deleted more than two dozen pieces of literature written by non-Muslims from elementary school books. The government then announced that it was distributing the new books for free, causing many parents and teachers to consider the move political — to curry favor with Hefazat-e-Islam and garner votes from all sides in the next general election, slated for late 2018/early 2019.

Despite denials on the part of the National Curriculum and Textbook Board that Hefazat-e-Islam was behind the editorial changes, altering the public-school curriculum had been listed in the group’s 2013 13-point plan — a list of demands — for bringing Sharia law to Bangladesh, along with a threat that if Hasina’s government did not comply, it would not be able to maintain its power and would lose the next election. In addition, Shafi happily took credit for the new books. “After our long struggle and rally,” he said, “the authorities could finally understand the gravity of the issue and brought changes in the textbooks.”

This is mild compared to the Bangladeshi government’s timid reaction to a spate of violent Islamist attacks on secular intellectuals, bloggers, religious minorities and LGBT activists, which have been carried out during the past four years. Since 2013, dozens of people have been slaughtered, many with machetes. Although ISIS claimed responsibility for many of the brutal killings, no formal investigation into the murders was ever launched.

Instead, Hasina took the opportunity to arrest more than 11,000 people, only 145 of whom were Islamist terrorists. The rest were charged with crimes such as theft and drug-dealing, indicating that it might have been part of Hasina’s crackdown on critics since her election in 2008. To thwart her decades-long arch-rival, Khaleda Zia, Hasina dismantled the caretaker electoral system and began taking steps to consolidate her authoritarian rule. These, according to the Asia-Pacific current affairs magazine The Diplomat, have included silencing her critics by attacking the media and accusing opposition parties of being behind the slayings, such as that of an LGBT magazine editor in April 2016.

The statue of Lady Justice may have been restored to what should be its rightful place outside the Supreme Court, but the incident highlights the broader issue of how increasingly hard it is for justice to be preserved in a Muslim-majority country where fundamentalists are gaining momentum.

Ruthie Blum is a journalist and author of “To Hell in a Handbasket: Carter, Obama and the ‘Arab Spring.'”

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