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  Bangladesh protest strike begins  Bangladesh has stepped up security ahead of a two-day strike called in protest at a death sentence given to an Islamist party leader   Bangladesh protesters fight 'anti-Islam' label   The rallies, fueled by social media, are demanding capital punishment for people convicted of war crime committed during the war of independ... Bangladesh protests spark law change
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Bangladesh opposition begins strike  The Bangladesh Nationalist Party party (BNP) and its allies have begun a three-day strike over the government's failure to set up a caretaker cabinet Clashes ahead of Bangladesh verdict  Police have clashed with supporters of the Jamaat-e-Islami party ahead of the verdict in the trial of an Islamist leader charged with war crimes   Dhaka unrest forces factory closures Map of Dhaka Bangladesh  Many Bangladeshi textile factories near the capital have shut because of unrest sparked by the collapse of a factory building last month Police break up Dhaka Islamist unrest Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Voting has started in Bangladesh's parliamentary election amid opposition protests

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  Voting has started in Bangladesh's parliamentary election amid opposition protests that have left scores dead and 100 polling stations torched

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  Police have used stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse a huge demonstration by Islamist protesters in the capital Dhaka

  Parliament has amended a law which will allow the state to appeal against the life sentence of an Islamist party leader

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Dec.12   Three killed, dozens hurt in unrest   Police clashed with garment factory workers demanding better pay. Demonstrations shut down factories in southern Bangladesh

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Apr.14 Riots spread as food prices skyrocket  Riots from Haiti to Bangladesh to Egypt over the soaring costs of basic foods have and catapulted it to the forefront of the world's attenti...

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Aug.23 Bangladesh bids to quell clashes
Map of Dhaka Bangladesh  The military-backed authorities have arrested 2 senior academics in Dhaka after disturbances on campuses across the country Aug.21 Student riots flare Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Angry students burned an army van and damaged 50 vehicles during violence with security forces at Dhaka University
Jan.12   Curfew ends amid unrest  Former central bank governor, Fakhruddin Ahmed, was sworn as the head of a new interim government Jan.7 Violent Dhaka protests continue  Police have fired tear gas and used batons to disperse stone-throwing protesters amid a second day of violence Police clashes wound 50
  3-day transport blockade aimed at derailing upcoming elections. Police used teargas and rubber bullets against activists
Jan.6 Bangladesh gripped by blockades  Thousands of troops have deployed across the capital as a nationwide blockade to try to force electoral reforms

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Oct.28 Renewed violence hits Bangladesh
  At least 4 people have died in clashes, amid a row over who will run a caretaker government to oversee elections

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Aug.22 Clashes erupt across Bangladesh  Clashes have erupted between police and opposition supporters in about a dozen towns and cities

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Jul.29 Police lay siege at university   Students at Dhaka University called a half-day strike to protest at alleged police brutality on the campus

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Jul.15 Protests rage as PM leaves  Sheikh Hasina stepped down, replaced by a caretaker administration. Violent street clashes have followed Jul.7 Clashes injure 200  Police broke up the rival political activists exploding home-made bombs and throwing stones

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B. 2014-01-04 Voting has started in Bangladesh's parliamentary election amid opposition protests Bangladesh
C. 2013-10-26 Bangladesh opposition begins strike Bangladesh
3. 2013-07-14 Clashes ahead of Bangladesh verdict Bangladesh
E. 2013-05-13 Dhaka unrest forces factory closures Dhaka, Bangladesh
2013-05-05 Police break up Dhaka Islamist unrest Dhaka, Bangladesh
G. 2013-03-02 Bangladesh protest strike begins Bangladesh
7. 2013-02-27 Bangladesh protesters fight 'anti-Islam' label Dhaka, Bangladesh
I. 2013-02-17 Bangladesh protests spark law change Bangladesh

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