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Protests in Bangladesh against France

Updated: October 31, 2020 1:14 pm

Several places in Bangladesh witnessed protests against the French President Emmanuel Macron for his comments over the caricature of prophet Muhammad. In Dhaka, members of Islamic organisations including Hefazat-e-Islam and Jamat-e-Islami brought out protest march after the Friday prayers from Baitul Mokarram national mosque.

The protestors called for the boycott of French products. Placards and slogans denouncing the French President for his comments on the issue were raised during the protest. Police put up barricades and the protestors were stopped after they reached a nearby  intersection in the city.

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