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Bangladesh: Compulsion in Religion

The 3rd World View on a Bahraini blogger who asks some vital questions about compulsion and religion – in the light of the parliament's impending ruling that Shops, restaurants, coffee houses, garages and other workshops could be forced by law to close for two hours for Friday prayers.

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