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Thousands of hardline Islamists protest Bangladesh statue
Dhaka, April 21, 2017 (AFP) - Thousands of supporters of a hard-line Bangladeshi Islamist group staged protests Friday calling for the removal or destruction of a controversial statue from the nation's highest court.
The statue of "lady justice" has ruffled feathers in the Muslim-majority nation, with hardliners demonstrating in recent weeks against what they say is a Greek god unbefitting Bangladesh.
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