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Bangladesh kills four members of Islamist group blamed for cafe attack

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Bangladesh kills four members of Islamist group blamed for cafe attack October 08, 2016 Bangladesh's security forces killed four members of a Islamist militant group on Saturday blamed for on attack on a cafe in Dhaka in July in which 22 people were killed, mostly foreigners. The four militants, believed to be members of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, were ki

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Bangladesh Considering Abondoning Islam Jennifer Newton Bangladesh could drop Islam

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Bangladesh considering abandoning Islam Jennifer Newton Bangladesh could drop Islam as the country's official religion following a string of extremist attacks against people of other faiths. The supreme court in the South Asia nation has began to hear arguments which challenge Islam's status as the official state religion. It comes after a spate of attacks against people of other religi

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Terrorism Gains Foothold In Bangladesh: What’s The Way Out?

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Terrorism Gains Foothold In Bangladesh: What’s The Way Out? Taj Hashmi &mda

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Bangladesh’s Terrorism Problem-Bangladeshi government realise

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Bangladesh’s Terrorism Problem The Nation The Dhaka café attack must make the Bangladeshi government realise a fact that it had been trying not to admit; that country has a terrorism problem – and a serious one. Bangladeshi intellectuals, secular writers, LGBT community members, a

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Bangladesh to ban Jamaat-e-Islami

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Bangladesh to ban Jamaat-e-Islami DHAKA: A bill would be placed in the ongoing parliament session to ban the politics of Jamaat-e-Islami, the party accused of committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War, says Bangladesh Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Huq. “Jamaat-e-Islami is a war criminal party because they opposed the

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View from Bangladesh: The Hindu Dilemma Via Dhaka Tribune

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India’s recent decision to let Bangladeshi Hindus stay there indefinitely has made many people happy, but the move raises some tricky questions. By M Serajul Islam | Via Dhaka Tribune A retired secretary to the government who recently returne

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Breaking myths of 1971 Pak-India War By S. M. Hali

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Forty two years since the 1971 Pak-India War, it is time to rest some of its myths. It is believed that India machinated the war to avenge Pakistan’s adventurism in the pre-1965 War “Operation Gibraltar” and planned to sever East Pakistan, building on the grievances of the Bengalis. In fact India had been conspiring much before 1965. The surreptitious visit of Sheikh Mujib to

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he Hanging Of Nizami And The Grip On Political Power

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The Hanging Of Nizami And The Grip On Political Power By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar The head of Bangladesh’s leading Islamic party, the Jamaat-e-Islami,(JI) Motiur Rahman Nizami was hanged at Dhaka Central jail at one minute past midnight on Wednesday 11 May 2016. In 2014, a death sentence was imposed on him by a special tribunal for allegedly committing genocide and rape and orchestrating the

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Bangladesh executes top Jamaat leader Motiur Rahman over '1971 war crimes'

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Bangladesh executes top Jamaat leader Motiur Rahman over '1971 war crimes' DHAKA: Bangladesh on Tuesday executed the leader of the country's largest Islamist party for war crimes, officials said, a move set to exacerbate tensions in the volatile Muslim-majority nation. Motiur Rahman Nizami, leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was hanged at a prison in the capital Dhaka, just days after the nat

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