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Catholic university student attacked by Muslim extremists in a public park in Dhaka
Four members of Hizbut Tawhid, an Islamist movement, beat Anup Rodrigues, 25, from Dhaka. They accused him of insulting Muhammad. Now he is afraid for his life and that of his brothers, who are also university students.
Police and students clash in Dhaka, 150 hurt
Protesters want military off Dhaka University campus. Demonstrations began yesterday and spread today to Chittagong and Kushtia. Unprovoked beating of a few students by soldiers sparked the latest protest. Army chief Moeen U Ahmed burnt in effigy.
Muslims and Christians to discuss letter of 138 Muslim intellectuals
For the first time in the country 35 Christian experts and 35 Muslim experts meet to dialogue. They were moved by the letter 138 Muslim intellectuals wrote to the Pope and Christian religious authorities. The event is scheduled for 18 April in Dhaka.
Dhaka, Christian student killed for less than a dollar
A gang of thugs attacked Rema Amit, 26, and a friend who was in his company. The spoils of harvest is a phone and 70 cents. Police have already identified and arrested the members of the group.
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Killer of "atheist" blogger seeks forgiveness
Rashidun Nabi Bhuiyan is a member of the Ansarullah Bangla Team militant group, banned by the authorities. He was arrested on October 16 , he now unexpectedly says he is “sorry" for the murder. The blogger Nazimuddin Samad was punished for criticizing radical Islam on Facebook.
University of Dhaka dedicates new library to Archbishop Ganguly
The capital's main academic institution names new library in the prelate's honour. At the inauguration, Christians and Muslims remember him as a "universal leader". For a Catholic teacher, "He was a great man, not only for Christians, but for all the people of Bangladesh."
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