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"God is great, hang the atheist bloggers".

Hundreds of thousands of Islamists rallied in Dhaka after an overnight "long march" to the Bangladeshi capital, demanding the execution of atheist bloggers for defaming Islam.

It is the latest protest to rack Bangladesh, deepening tensions between secularists and the largest Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami, whose leaders are under trial for crimes committed during the country's 1971 war of independence.

The Islamists converged on Dhaka's main commercial hub to protest against what they say are blasphemous writings by atheist bloggers, defying a pro-government national strike by secular protesters -- who staged a smaller rival protest in Dhaka Saturday -- aimed at resisting the march.

Police said about 100,000 people attended the rally during which protesters chanted "God is great, hang the atheist bloggers".


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Sounds like the Daily Paul

Except there is a much lower percentage of non-religious people and a much higher percentage of fundamentalists in the USA. Oh....to have as many freethinkers as Bangladesh! I can only dream....

"In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."--Mark Twain

Sounds familiar.

Just like the death threats the Florida Atlantic University is receiving for employing a professor who blasphemed another prophet.

Sort of poetic

The blind not seeing their own blindness declares war upon other blind because of disagreements between the blindnesses.

You're saying I'm blind?

You're saying I'm blind? Interesting. And typical.

Inside humor

As a "peacemaker", I don't mind you being what you are.

But as a "inside" subtle type of humor, a certain group of people are able to understand what was written, they know who they are. A small bit of appreciation may be added with what they know.


Did they run out of Christians?

must be the Chinese