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Islami Chhatra Shibir/Jamaat-e-Islami (Bangladesh)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 179
Country: Bangladesh
Date formed: Oct. 10, 2001
Details of Formation: 2001 when Jamaat-e-Islami part of ruling coalition
Date dissolved: Oct. 29, 2006
Details of Termination: when Jamaat-e-Islami no longer part of ruling coalition
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): political party
Training and Equipment no information
Shared Information and Joint Operations no information
Shared personnel unclear
Types of Material Support: no information
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: religious; party activists; students
Location: Dhaka, Chitagong, feni, jessore, moulvibaza,r
Force Strength: [unknown, unknown]
Target(s): unarmed political opposition, government critics; rebels, insurgents, or other armed group; ethnic group; religious group; journalists
Purpose(s): protect state, national or religious institutions; intimidation of ethnic/religious groups
Other Information: Islami Chhatra Shibir is activist org of Jamaat-e-Islami. One source suggests shared personnel with police.