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The Washington Times is standing by the authenticity of an op-ed by Bangladesh's opposition leader, Khaleda Zia, that has kicked up a storm in parliament in Dhaka.
An Islamist group that demands the death penalty for "atheist" bloggers who insult Islam and wants men and women segregated in public is gaining support in Bangladesh, a secular Muslim democracy in South Asia.
In " The thankless role in saving democracy in Bangladesh" (Commentary, Jan. 30), Begum Khaleda Zia, the former prime minister of Bangladesh, places a laundry list of things surrounding Bangladesh's political muck before the U.S. administration, seeking the latter's intervention to "save" democracy. Ironically, the appeal comes from a tarnished politician, as she probably is to Bangladesh and the rest of the world, whose immediate past regime was termed as a "brutal kleptocracy" by the Economist magazine.
In “The thankless role in saving democracy in Bangladesh” (appearing online on 30 January 2013), Begum Khaleda Zia, a former prime minister of Bangladesh, places a laundry list of things surrounding Bangladesh’s political muck before the US administration seeking the latter’s intervention to “save” democracy.
Police fired guns and used batons on crowds of stone-throwing opposition activists in several Bangladeshi towns Sunday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 100, a news report and doctors at two hospitals said.