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  • A man walks past vehicles that were set on fire by Jamaat-e-Islami party activists during clashes with police in Dhaka, Dec. 13, 2013.
  • Jamaat-e-Islami party activists raise sticks as they approach police during a clash in Dhaka, Dec. 13, 2013.
  • A boy tries to control a fire after vehicles were torched and vandalized by Jamaat-e-Islami party activists during clashes with police in Dhaka, Dec. 13, 2013.
  • Police run during a clash with activists from Jamaat-E-Islami in Dhaka, Dec. 13, 2013.
  • A police vehicle uses colored water to put out flames after vehicles were torched and vandalized by Jamaat-e-Islami party activists during clashes with police in Dhaka, Dec. 13, 2013.

Protests in Dhaka After Opposition Leader Hanged

Published December 13, 2013

Islamist activists in Bangladesh torched homes and shops Friday to protest the execution of one of their leaders convicted of war crimes.


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