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New hit-list threatens Bangladeshi teachers, politicians

Bangladeshi students protesting the murder of a professor at Rajshahi University

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Bangladesh police were on Tuesday investigating a new hit-list that includes the head of a university, journalists and ruling party officials, after a series of gruesome killings. Police said they were taking seriously the threat to kill 10 people listed in a leaflet that was sent to a press club in the northwestern town of Natore on Monday by a hitherto unknown group. Among those named was the head of Rajshahi University, where a liberal professor was hacked to death by suspected Islamists less than two weeks ago. “The leaflet bears the name of Islami Liberation Front. It said it…

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