Since the verdict, 72 human rights organizations as well as the United States, the European Parliament, France and Germany have called for the unconditional release of these activists. The government had already canceled the registration of the rights.
The New York Times said the decision signals a new crackdown on dissent, and the BBC noted that critics see it as part of a government crackdown ahead of the election.
Two General Diaries (GDs) were filed against Adilur Rahman Khan and Naseeruddin on May 5 and 6, 2013, in connection with the Hefazat-e-Islam rally in Dhaka.
The primary charges against him include spreading false and fabricated information to worsen the law and order situation, tarnishing the image of the law and order forces, the government and the state and creating negative perception about the law and order forces among devout Muslims. Is included. ,