Many Bangladeshis are yearning for Islamic rule since the country won independence from Pakistan in 1971, analysts say. Photo: AP
Many Bangladeshis are yearning for Islamic rule since the country won independence from Pakistan in 1971, analysts say. Photo: AP

Dhaka cafe siege shows fault lines of Bangladesh’s long history of political strife

Uphill task for government to reverse growing trend of home-grown Islamic militancy, experts say

Many Bangladeshis are yearning for Islamic rule since the country won independence from Pakistan in 1971, analysts say. Photo: AP
Many Bangladeshis are yearning for Islamic rule since the country won independence from Pakistan in 1971, analysts say. Photo: AP
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