posted on Dec, 9 2005 @ 08:20 AM
After the recent bombings in Bangladesh by a banned Islamic terror group who want Bangladesh to be run by Islamic laws and not one that is partially
deprived of British laws and partially Islamic laws. Hundreds have taken to the streets in protest against such attacks.
The protests were organised by the country's leading Muslim clerics, who have denounced the attacks as against the tenets of Islam.
It comes a day after a suicide bomb attack killed at least six people in northern Bangladesh.
At least 25 people have been killed in a series of bombings across Bangladesh this year.
The main demonstration took place at the Baitul Mukarram national mosque in Dhaka after Friday prayers.
"Islam prohibits suicide bombings. These bombers are enemies of Islam," the chief cleric, Obaidul Haq, told worshippers.
"It is a duty for all Muslims to stand up against those who are killing people in the name of Islam," he said.
He also urged clerics in the hundreds of thousands of mosques across Bangladesh to mobilise public opinion against the bombers.
Similar protests took place in towns and cities around Bangladesh.
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Over the years extremities in Bangladesh is on the rise as more and more terrorist attacks are taking place.
As they want Bangladesh to stop being a democracy and run by western style laws but full Islamic laws.
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