Friday, 27 March 2009

Faisal Mostafa arrest in Bangladesh

The Statesman, ‘Arrest’ after UK charity’s terror turn, 27 Mar 09 "Bangladesh authorities today arrested the UK-based financer of an Islamic seminary, from where a huge cache of weapons and ammunition was seized this week.

"The financer of the madrasa-cum-orphanage on the south-western island of Bhola, identified as Faisal, who lives in London and runs a UK-based charity was arrested in Dhaka, officials said preferring anonymity."

also see Guardian, My son is innocent, says father of Briton held on terror charges in Bangladesh, 27 Mar 09 "Faisal Mostafa, who has a PhD in chemistry, is the head of the Green Crescent charity, set up by students in 1998 to carry out humanitarian work in Bangladesh."

The website is still up:

Green Crescent