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Playing with fire: Islamism and politics in Bangladesh

Griffiths, Martin and Hasan, Mubashar (2015) Playing with fire: Islamism and politics in Bangladesh. South Asia @ LSE (24 Sep 2015). Website.

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The news yesterday that an Islamic militant group in Bangladesh had published a ‘global hitlist’ of atheist bloggers follows a series of brutal activist murders over the last year and a half. Martin Griffiths and Mubashar Hasan argue that increasing influence of Islamist groups can be linked to successive governments in Bangladesh moving away from the promise of secularism that underpinned the creation of the country.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 02 May 2017 10:00
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 01:11

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