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Bangladesh: One killed as Islamists rally for the right to be bigots

April 8, 2013

Hundreds of thousands of members of a hardline Muslim group have rallied in Bangladesh’s capital to demand anti-blasphemy laws to punish people who insult Islam.

Members of the group, Hifazat-e-Islam, also clashed with police and pro-government activists outside the capital, leaving a ruling party supporter dead.

The massive rally in Dhaka was staged on Saturday amid heightened security throughout the country after Hifazat-e-Islam members targeted bloggers who they say are atheists.


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  1. These people are pathetic, if their god is omnipotent and is in anyway insulted by some bloggers, why does god not kill those persons themselves? Since god is presumed to be omniscient, he will never strike an innocent unlike human judges. Well all those things does not happen, therefore we must conclude that blasphemists themselves…

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