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Bangladesh: Fatwa Violence Still Exists

Cori Fleser at BRAC Blog reports that in spite of a 2001 judgment by the Supreme Court outlawing the practice of fatwa, the practice of such extrajudicial punishments still exists in Bangladesh and the authorities are not able to do much to prevent them.

  • fatwa is a problem but there some social in-justification and incapability of ensuring law and enforcement play a role in triggering fatwa sometimes.

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