Bangladeshi protesters demand blasphemy law

Activists of Hifazat-e-Islam marched down at least six highways, halting traffic on Sunday between Dhaka and other cities and towns.

Bangladeshi protesters demand blasphemy law

World Bulletin / News Desk

Tens of thousands of protesters demanding a new blasphemy law have blocked major highways to cut off the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka from the rest of the country, police said, reported Al Jazeera.

Activists of Hifazat-e-Islam marched down at least six highways, halting traffic on Sunday between Dhaka and other cities and towns.

The areas around Bangladesh's largest mosque in central Dhaka turned into a battleground after police clashed with thousands of stone-throwing demonstrators, police said.

The Awami League has asked Hifazat-e-Islam activists to leave Dhaka after their rally without causing chaos. 

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Halil
Halil - 6 yıl Before

Well done on behalf of muslims in australia, thank u for defending our religion.