The Daily Star [Bangladesh]
4 March 2013
Photoshopped pic of Sayedee used to instigate Bogra violence
Absurd it may look, but a picture of convicted war criminal Delawar Hossain Sayedee superimposed on the face of moon posted in Jamaat-Shibir Facebook page “Basherkella” was actually sold to a large number of people as an omen.
And that omen, to these people, is a call to fight the government and free Sayedee, a top Jamaat leader, at any cost.
This "divine" Facebook picture, posted on Saturday evening by one “Carbon Tasnim” of Faridpur, was circulated by Jamaat-Shibir activists through cell phones and computers.
The caption reads: From late Friday night to early Saturday, people from Bangladesh to Saudi Arabia saw Sayedee's face (in the moon). Such an image is God's sign that true devotees are honoured in different ways. […]
Dhaka Tribune [Bangladesh]
2 March 2014
Police are yet to finish probe in the cases filed in connection with violence erupted following spread of the rumour
Hasibur Rahman Bilu, Bogra
A year has passed since the rumour that war criminal Delawar Hossain Sayedee’s face was seen on the moon spread across the country but police are yet to finish probe in the cases filed in connection with violence erupted following spread of the rumour. […]