Jihad in Bangladesh: Profiling Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami’s Maulana Sheikh Farid

Sheikh Farid’s arrest, as one of the key figures advocating for global jihad in Bangladesh, is considered to be a crucial catch for investigating agencies in that country. Farid’s capture is useful primarily for unraveling many mysteries behind HuJI’s overt political agenda, funding networks and various subversive activities inside Bangladesh and in neighboring India and Burma.