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Affiliate of IS group claims Bangladesh Shiite mosque attack

Affiliate of IS group claims Bangladesh Shiite mosque attack

Nov 27, – A statement posted on IS-affiliated Twitter accounts from Islamic State – Bangladesh said that the mosque was hit by a barrage of shots fired form machine guns. An Islamic State group affiliate in Bangladesh said Friday it was behind an attack on a Shiite mosque in the country’s north that killed one […]

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Bangladesh sentences 152 to death for 2009 mutiny

Bangladesh sentences 152 to death for 2009 mutiny

Nov 05, – The sentences followed a mass trial involving 846 defendants — a process criticized by a human rights group who said it was not credible and that at least 47 suspects died in custody. The border guards, known at the time of the mutiny as the Bangladesh Rifles, say they revolted over demands […]

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