Nationwide Hartal (General Strike) Called for Thursday, October 12, 2017

Jamaat-e-Islami, an Islamist political group, has called for a nationwide dawn-to-dusk hartal on Thursday, October 12, in reaction to the arrest and remand of its top leaders.  “Dawn-to-dusk” hartals almost always officially begin at 6:00 a.m. on the day they are called, and generally end at 6:00 p.m. on the same day. Read the full message . (PDF 336KB) ...
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Security Message: Nationwide Strike or Hartal on Monday

Jamaat-e-Islami, an Islamist political group, has called for a nationwide 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. hartal on Monday, September 5 in reaction to the execution of one of its leaders. “Dawn-to-dusk” hartals almost always begin at 6:00 a.m. on the day they are called and generally end at 6:00 p.m. on the same day. Read the full message (PDF ...
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Security Message: Nationwide Strike or Hartal on Wednesday

Jamaat-e-Islami, an Islamist political group, has called for a nationwide dawn-to-dusk hartal on Wednesday, August 31st in reaction to the death sentence announced today of of one of its leaders.  “Dawn-to-dusk” hartals almost always begin at 6:00 a.m. on the day they are called and generally end at 6:00 p.m. on the same day. Read the full message (PDF ...
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Security Message: Hartal or Strike on May 8th

Jamaat-e-Islami, a political group, has called for a nationwide twenty-four hour hartal on Sunday, May 8 to protest the death sentence that was upheld today by the Supreme Court against one of the defendants convicted by the International Crimes Tribunal. Read the full message.  (PDF 192 KB) PDF Files Require the Free Adobe Acrobat Reader .
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