Asia

  • Members of Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami attack a security vehicle during a strike called by the party in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Feb. 28, 2013.
  • Jamaat-e-Islami members stand during a clash with police in Chittagong, Feb. 28, 2013.
  • Jamaat-e-Islami members set up road blocks during a strike called by the party in Chittagong, Feb. 28, 2013.
  • A man rides past a truck set on fire during a strike called by Jamaat-e-Islami in Rajshahi, Bangladesh, Feb. 28, 2013.
  • Bangladesh’s ruling party supporters and others gather for a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Feb. 27, 2013.

Dozens Killed in Bangladesh Clashes

Published March 01, 2013

The wave of violence was sparked by a special tribunal's decision to sentence a top Islamist opposition leader to death.


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