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  • He used the nickname JMB - the terror group Jammat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh.

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  • He wrote to his brother because any links to groups such as JMB "may link to torture".

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  • What emerges from this is an apparent agenda by the government to pass the blame of this crime to forces outside of Bangladesh and to islamist extremist groups such as JMB, even before any evidences are found.

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  • The authorities have long viewed madrasas as potential recruiting grounds for militant groups such as JMB, which was blamed for a series of bomb attacks in the country in August

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  • Associated Press Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina The fight against extremist Islam turned an important corner after the May 2010 arrest and conviction of Maulana Said ur Rehman, the chief of the JMB, a militant party that has 400 full-time cadres across the country.

    Bangladesh's War on Terror

  • Then, the Bangla Bhai-led Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh (JMJB), a breakaway faction of the Jamat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), set off 50 simultaneous bomb blasts in each of the outlying districts in 2005, assassinated judges and threatened to impose Shariah law.

    Bangladesh's War on Terror

  • As a first step, Ms. Hasina's government targeted militant groups like the JMB, JMJB and the Harkat ul Jehadi Islami Bangladesh.

    Bangladesh's War on Terror

  • The JMB is closely associated with the JeI, whose three top leaders were also arrested last July.

    Bangladesh's War on Terror

  • And no need to wonder about why the press conference is taking place in front of the JMB lot, where the developers want it to be.

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  • We might hear how Lewis and Clark somehow planned on a Constellation station, or how John Wesley Powell, surveying the area, made notations about how the current JMB construction location would be perfect for the nascent subway technology.

    John Mirisch: Bait-Switch-Fix: The Westside Subway's Three Act Play


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