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· March, 2013

Stories about Bangladesh from March, 2013

16 March 2013

Revenge Attacks Target Bangladesh Hindus for Islamist Leader's Death Sentence

Bangladesh's Hindus have come under attack as Islamists, angry over the death sentence handed down to top Jamaat-e-Islami party leader Delwar Hossain Sayeedi by a special war crimes tribunal, engage...

5 March 2013

Violence Flares in Bangladesh Over Islamist Leader's Death Sentence

Renewed violence has erupted across Bangladesh, leaving 80 people dead, after the vice president of the country's largest Islamist political party was sentenced to be hanged for war crimes on...

1 March 2013

#Shahbag Protesters Fight off Atheist Shadow Cast by Islamist Groups

The massive #Shahbag protests in Bangladesh, demanding the death penalty for those who committed mass murder, rape, arson, and other crimes against humanity during the country's liberation from Pakistan in...

Religion Warps Politics as Bangladesh War Crimes Protests Continue

What began as a peaceful civic uprising may be taking a turn in the public’s perception as one that contradicts Islam. Since the beginning of February, hundreds of thousands of...