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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Uproar as top Bangladesh Islamist jailed for 90 years for war crimes

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 02:47pm by AFP

    ... prosecutor Sultan Mahmud said. The sentence came amid violent clashes in cities across Bangladesh between his supporters and police. Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets at protesters on Monday, ... of the journalists was hit by (shrapnel),” he said, adding the protesters hurled at least five small home-made bombs at police who retaliated with rubber bullets. Police also fired rubber bullets ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh garment workers’ protest shuts 100 factories

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 04:59pm by Associated Press in Dhaka

    ... Associated Press in Dhaka Workers demand better wages in dispute with factory owners as protest enters fifth day Police have used batons, rubber bullets and tear gas to stop protests by garment workers in Bangladesh who want higher wages while factory owners fear they may miss shipments to the United States and Europe. Police and news reports say the fifth day of protests ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Deadly Bangladesh clashes over ‘atheist bloggers’

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 08:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh police fired tear gas and rubber bullets on Friday in fierce clashes with Islamists demanding the execution of bloggers they accused of blasphemy, ... forces responded with hundreds of rounds of rubber bullets and tear gas shells, according to witnesses. The country’s 12 Islamic parties called the protests after the weekly prayers in nearly ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh police fire tear gas in clashes with Islamists

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 05:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh police on Tuesday fired rubber bullets and tear gas at supporters of the country’s largest Islamist party as they protested against a ban ... of Dhaka, police said. “In both of the places, they attacked us with stones and sticks leaving our 19 officers injured,” police officer Masudur Rahman said. “In retaliation we fired rubber bullets ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Nationwide strike in Bangladesh begins with violent clashes

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... and exploded more than a dozen small bombs, while police retaliated with tear gas and rubber bullets. Shops, businesses and schools were shut, due to fears of violence in the streets. Security ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh garment factories agree wage rise, ending protest

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 04:07pm by AFP

    ... with rubber bullets and tear gas. The riots, in which hundreds of people were injured, ebbed on Thursday but continued sporadically in major industrial areas till Saturday. Protests over poor wages, ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladeshi workers' pay protest enters third day; factories ablaze

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 03:56pm by AFP

    ... as protesting workers attacked plants that stayed open. "The situation is extremely volatile. Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the unruly workers," he said, adding workers ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Dozen injured in Bangladesh war crimes protest

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 03:41pm by AFP

    ... to the country’s war crimes trials. At least a dozen people were injured by rubber bullets during the clashes, Dhaka Medical College emergency officer Robiul, who uses one name, told reporters. Police ... to hold marches. They torched a bus and attacked vehicles with police reacting by firing rubber bullets, witnesses said. Television footage showed police in armoured vehicles and wielding ...

  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Conviction of Islamist leader sparks more riots in Bangladesh

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by firing rubber bullets, police officer Nazrul Islam said. Jamaat and secular groups called rival strikes after the tribunal sentenced Azam to 90 years in prison on five charges of planning, ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh police clash with opposition protesters

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 03:28pm by Associated Press in Dhaka

    ... Associated Press in Dhaka Police in Dhaka fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Sunday to disperse dozens of stone-throwing protesters who tried to block roads in the capital to demand ... Violence erupted across Dhaka, with protesters smashing or setting fire to vehicles and trying to block traffic, police and news reports said. Police said they fired rubber bullets and tear gas ...




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