Maulana Mizanur Rahman Azhari, a prominent and critically acclaimed Islamic speaker from Bangladesh living in Malaysia, faced obstacles on his way to Britain in Qatar. He was detained in Doha. However, it was not clear why he was detained.
Azhari arrived at the Qatar airport from Malaysia on Tuesday morning. He was detained on Wednesday morning when he went to the relevant gate to board a flight to London. Not allowed to board the flight to Britain. Mizanur Rahman Azhari had to leave Bangladesh due to various controversial statements. He has been living in Malaysia for a long time.
Mizanur Rahman Azhari was going to Britain from Malaysia at the invitation of Ion TV. This mainstream TV is known as Islamic TV. This TV also has a place in the Bangladeshi community due to its religious programs. It is learned that after he was prevented from going to London, he contacted his invitees. Sitting at Doha airport, he tried for 12 hours to solve the problem. But Qatar Airways did not allow him to board the flight as there was no positive response from British immigration. On the other hand, Ion TV, which invited him, is also trying to resolve the crisis. According to the latest news, Maulana Mizanur Rahman Azhari has been granted a 96-hour transit visa. He will try again to enter Britain with a position in Qatar.
From Sunday 31st October, Islamic speeches were organized in 5 cities of Britain including London by Ion TV of Britain. Tickets ranging from পা 15 to পা 100 are being sold for the occasion. There has been a mixed reaction in the community surrounding Azhari’s visit. Many have welcomed Azhari’s arrival on the host TV banner. Many people, from the Committee for the Elimination of the Deadly Brokers of 1971 to the Progressive and Liberation War, are opposing Azhari’s visit.
Mizanur Rahman Azhari’s various speeches on behalf of the community, from the British MP to various government offices, including Home, where other religions have been hurt, have been sent videos that spread hate speech.
Ataullah Farooq, CEO of Ion TV, the organizer, declined to comment to the media on the cancellation of the tour.