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Anti-Bangladesh Propaganda

Tasneem Khalil sued in Sweden

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 8 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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A case has been filed against cyber criminal Tasneem Khalil, a Bangladeshi expatriate living in Sweden, with a court in Stockholm for spreading propaganda against Bangladesh.

The plaintiffs of the case are M Nazrul Islam, expatriate writer, human rights activist living in Austria and president of all European Awami League; Mujibur Rahman, general secretary of all European Awami League; Engineer Mahfuzur Rahman Bhuiyan, Engineer Hedayetul Islam Shelly and Dalil Uddin, leaders of Sweden Awami League.

They filed the case against Tasneem Khalil on Thursday for spreading rumours about Bangladesh and its people.  

About the case, Nazrul Islam said Tasneem Khalil is engaged in a deep-rooted conspiracy against Bangladesh and its government.

So-called journalist Tasneem is making derogatory statements on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and their family members, he said.

Nazrul also said the cyber criminal is trying to misguide people by spreading lies through his Netra News, Facebook page, YouTube channel, twitter and other social media platforms.

“A vicious cycle is trying to create anarchy in Bangladesh and damage its secular characteristics. Tasneem Khalil is one of the top members of the cycle. BNP leader Tarique Rahman, a convict and fugitive living in London, is the chief of the quarter. The anti-liberation forces are behind them. They’ve invested huge money to succeed in their bid to destabilise the country,” the Sweden AL leader said.

Nazrul Islam said such type of propaganda against the country can’t be tolerated.

“It should be stopped through a legal way. There raised a propaganda against Bangladesh. We notified the issue to this country,” he said.

Who is Tasneem Khalil:

Tasneem Khalil, a self declared atheist, has been involved in anti-state conspiracy from abroad. He is keen to tarnish the positive image of the country.

He rolled up from the country in 2007, two years before the formation of the Awami League-led government. In attraction of aristocratic life, leads a comfort living in Sweden on political asylum. Over the last one decade, he has sketching the anti-Bangladesh conspiracy in collaboration with different foreign agencies.

He dreams of destabilising the normalcy through conspiracy against Bangladesh.

Tasneem has already gained the title of ‘master of propaganda’ especially for his mysterious role. He is keen to run evil strategies on sensitive issue of the country over the internet.

Inspired by Jamaat philosophy, Tasneem is a so-called journalist. Actually, he is working as a paid agent at ‘propaganda cell’ of the BNP-Jamaat in the United Kingdom. His main activities are spreading propaganda to confuse people and trigger anti-government sentiment.

Tasneem served Dhaka-based Daily Star newspaper till 2007. However, he was sacked by the newspaper authorities for carrying motivated and biased news. He also served as correspondent of USA-based CNN and was involved in a project of Human Rights Watch. During the period, he wrote instigative contents on internal issues of the country in the foreign media.

Meanwhile, Tasneem get introduced with diplomats of Australia, Canada, and the United States in Bangladesh. He maintained communications with diplomats and provide information on Bangladesh through email and mobile phones.

Later, Tasneem leaked a good number of the country’s secret files to foreign envoys on exchange of huge amount of money. The agenda-focused journalist was actually an ungrateful one to the motherland.

He continued conspiracy against the country from abroad. He is a fraud despite being involved in journalism.

He claimed himself as editor-in-chief of a so-called news portal, Netra.News. Tasneem has already gained the trust from BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman who also fugitive and convicted criminal.

Tasneem Khalil hails from Bishwnath of Sylhet. He has family businesses of printing press in the municipal market of the city. His father, Jamaat-oriented poet Kashemi, was an Al-Badar leader during the War of Liberation in 1971.

Their family is marked as anti-liberation force in Sylhet town. However, the central Jamatat leaders including convicted war criminal Delwar Hossain Sayeedi stayed at Tasnim’s residence regularly whenever visited Sylhet.

Tasneem now lives in Arebolet of Sweden. It is learnt that he took the political asylum in the European country, submitting fake information to taint image of the country.