Corpus ID: 197412081

Between the Secular and the Sacred : The Changing Role of Political Islam in Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Hrdig2015BetweenTS,
  title={Between the Secular and the Sacred : The Changing Role of Political Islam in Bangladesh},
  author={Anders C. H{\"a}rdig and T. Sajjad},
  year={2015}
}
Since the 2013 Shahbag mobilization, and the subsequent Islamist counter mobilization known as the “Hefazat movement,” Bangladesh has seen an escalation of deadly attacks on secular activists by Islamist groups. In 2015, three foreign nationals and the country’s Shiite community were targeted in five separate incidents with fatal consequences. Throughout this period, members of Bangladesh’s vibrant civil society, including publishers, bloggers, and media personnel, continued to receive death… CONTINUE READING