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‘Extremist fanatic’ Islamist group banned in Bangladesh after blogger killings

‘Extremist fanatic’ Islamist group banned in Bangladesh after blogger killings

May 25, 2015

DHAKA, May 25 — Bangladesh today banned an Islamist militant group suspected of involvement in the murders of atheist bloggers that sparked protests in Dhaka and outrage around the world, an official said. The Home Ministry’s move to outlaw the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) comes almost a week after police asked the government to ban the group, suspecting it of being behind the deaths of three bloggers this year. Police had also earlier charged ABT members with the 2013 murder of... Read more

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Migrant domestic worker Suay Ing, 31, poses for a picture at a clinic where she works, in Bangkok, Thailand, May 26, 2015. — Reuters pic

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