Delwar Hossain Sayeedi

Delwar Hossain Sayeedi

Bangladeshi Muslim Scholar and Preacher
Born Feb 2, 1955

Delawar Hossain Sayedee, is a Bangladeshi Islamist politician, orator and a former Member of Parliament in the National Assembly of Bangladesh from 1996 to 2008. He was falsely indicted with 20 counts of crimes against humanity by the International War Crimes Tribunal on October 4, 2011 under the International Crimes (Tribunals) Act, 1973 .… Read More

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1962 7 Years Old Sayeedi attended the Sarsina Alia Madrasah in 1962, followed by the Khulna Alia Madrasah. … Read More


He was recognized as a Muslim cleric, or Maulana in 1971. Longstanding tensions between the eastern province of Bangladesh and the majority government based in western Pakistan gave rise in 1971 to the Bangladesh liberation war. On 25 March 1971 Pakistan military started armed operation on unarmed Bengali people and killed hundreds of them in that night and the atrocities have been referred to as acts of genocide.


1996 41 Years Old Having gained recognition, he was elected as a member of parliament for constituency Pirojpur-1 in the 1996 and 2001 national elections of Bangladesh. … Read More
2004 49 Years Old In 2004, the United States of America Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) added Sayeedi to its No Fly List, established to prevent suspected radicals and terrorists from flying into the US.


2006 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In July 2006 Sayeedi travelled to the UK to address rallies in London and Luton; his entry was cleared by the foreign office. … Read More
2009 54 Years Old 1 More Event
On 24 July 2009, immigration officials at Zia International Airport prevented Sayeedi from going abroad. … Read More
2011 56 Years Old The war crime trials of Sayeedi began on 20 November 2011 at the International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh. … Read More
2012 57 Years Old On 5 November 2012, Sukhranjan Bali, a prosecution witness who instead testified as a defense witness, was abducted outside the International Crimes Tribunal allegedly by the Bangladesh Police. … Read More
2014 59 Years Old …  In September 2014 the Supreme Court commuted his sentence to life imprisonment. … Read More
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