Bangladesh Arrests More Than 5,000 in a Crackdown on Islamic Extremism — TIME

Thousands of people were arrested over the weekend in Bangladesh, as part of a sweeping crackdown by the South Asian nation’s government against increasing Islamic extremist attacks on minorities. Authorities said they detained more than 5,000 people, of which 85 are believed to be Islamic fundamentalists, the Associated Press reported. Nearly 20 individuals — including…

via Bangladesh Arrests More Than 5,000 in a Crackdown on Islamic Extremism — TIME

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