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Hefazot-E-Islam Bangladesh Protest
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
25 Mar 2016

Hefazot E Islam Bangladesh staged a demonstration in front of Baitul Mokarram National Mosque in the city on Friday, March 25 2016, in protest against what it called a conspiracy to withdraw Islam as the state religion from the constitution of Bangladesh.

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Hefazot e-Islam protest 01
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
25 Mar 2016

Bangladeshi activists of various Islamic political groups and other Muslims shout slogans after Friday prayers during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, March 25, 2016. Thousands of Muslim devotees have rallied in Bangladesh's capital to denounce a court petition seeking to remove Islam as state religion in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation which is ruled by secular laws.

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Hefazot e-Islam protest 02
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
25 Mar 2016

Bangladeshi activists of various Islamic political groups and other Muslims shout slogans after Friday prayers during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, March 25, 2016. Thousands of Muslim devotees have rallied in Bangladesh's capital to denounce a court petition seeking to remove Islam as state religion in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation which is ruled by secular laws.

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Hefazot e-Islam protest 03
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
25 Mar 2016

Bangladeshi activists of various Islamic political groups and other Muslims shout slogans after Friday prayers during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, March 25, 2016. Thousands of Muslim devotees have rallied in Bangladesh's capital to denounce a court petition seeking to remove Islam as state religion in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation which is ruled by secular laws.

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Hefazot e-Islam protest 04
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
25 Mar 2016

Bangladeshi activists of various Islamic political groups and other Muslims shout slogans after Friday prayers during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, March 25, 2016. Thousands of Muslim devotees have rallied in Bangladesh's capital to denounce a court petition seeking to remove Islam as state religion in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation which is ruled by secular laws.

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Hefazot e-Islam protest 05
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
25 Mar 2016

Bangladeshi activists of various Islamic political groups and other Muslims shout slogans after Friday prayers during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, March 25, 2016. Thousands of Muslim devotees have rallied in Bangladesh's capital to denounce a court petition seeking to remove Islam as state religion in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation which is ruled by secular laws.

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Hefazot e-Islam protest 06
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
25 Mar 2016

Bangladeshi activists of various Islamic political groups and other Muslims shout slogans after Friday prayers during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, March 25, 2016. Thousands of Muslim devotees have rallied in Bangladesh's capital to denounce a court petition seeking to remove Islam as state religion in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation which is ruled by secular laws.

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Hefazot e-Islam protest 07
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
25 Mar 2016

Bangladeshi activists of various Islamic political groups and other Muslims shout slogans after Friday prayers during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, March 25, 2016. Thousands of Muslim devotees have rallied in Bangladesh's capital to denounce a court petition seeking to remove Islam as state religion in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation which is ruled by secular laws.

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Hefazot e-Islam protest 08
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
25 Mar 2016

Bangladeshi activists of various Islamic political groups and other Muslims shout slogans after Friday prayers during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, March 25, 2016. Thousands of Muslim devotees have rallied in Bangladesh's capital to denounce a court petition seeking to remove Islam as state religion in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation which is ruled by secular laws.

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Hefazot e-Islam protest 09
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
25 Mar 2016

Bangladeshi activists of various Islamic political groups and other Muslims shout slogans after Friday prayers during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, March 25, 2016. Thousands of Muslim devotees have rallied in Bangladesh's capital to denounce a court petition seeking to remove Islam as state religion in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation which is ruled by secular laws.

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Hefazot E Islam Rally in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Bangladesh
By Mais Istanbuli
05 May 2013

Hefazot E Islam called for a meeting on May 5th, 2013, in Motijeel, Dhaka, Bangladesh for the purpose of passing the new blasphemy law. Upon their arrival, the police began firing at the Hefazot E Islam activists with modern weaponry, leaving the activists to defend themselves with sticks and bricks.

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Hefazot E Islam rally
Dhaka, Bangladesh
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
05 May 2013

Hefazot E Islam called for a meeting on May 5th, 2013, in Motijeel, Dhaka, Bangladesh for the purpose of passing the new blasphemy law. Upon their arrival, the police began firing at the Hefazot E Islam activists with modern weaponry leaving the activists to defend themselves with sticks and bricks.

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Police men firing bullet and tear she...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
05 May 2013

Hefazot E Islam called for a meeting on May 5th, 2013, in Motijeel, Dhaka, Bangladesh for the purpose of passing the new blasphemy law. Upon their arrival, the police began firing at the Hefazot E Islam activists with modern weaponry leaving the activists to defend themselves with sticks and bricks.

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Police man beating a Hefazot's activists
Dhaka, Bangladesh
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
05 May 2013

Hefazot E Islam called for a meeting on May 5th, 2013, in Motijeel, Dhaka, Bangladesh for the purpose of passing the new blasphemy law. Upon their arrival, the police began firing at the Hefazot E Islam activists with modern weaponry leaving the activists to defend themselves with sticks and bricks.

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Activists of Hefazot E Islam
Dhaka, Bangladesh
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
05 May 2013

Hefazot E Islam called for a meeting on May 5th, 2013, in Motijeel, Dhaka, Bangladesh for the purpose of passing the new blasphemy law. Upon their arrival, the police began firing at the Hefazot E Islam activists with modern weaponry leaving the activists to defend themselves with sticks and bricks.

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Activists of Hefazot E Islam
Dhaka, Bangladesh
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
05 May 2013

Hefazot E Islam called for a meeting on May 5th, 2013, in Motijeel, Dhaka, Bangladesh for the purpose of passing the new blasphemy law. Upon their arrival, the police began firing at the Hefazot E Islam activists with modern weaponry leaving the activists to defend themselves with sticks and bricks.

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Police on action during riot
Dhaka, Bangladesh
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
05 May 2013

Hefazot E Islam called for a meeting on May 5th, 2013, in Motijeel, Dhaka, Bangladesh for the purpose of passing the new blasphemy law. Upon their arrival, the police began firing at the Hefazot E Islam activists with modern weaponry leaving the activists to defend themselves with sticks and bricks.

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Hefazot E Islam rally
Dhaka, Bangladesh
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
05 May 2013

Hefazot E Islam called for a meeting on May 5th, 2013, in Motijeel, Dhaka, Bangladesh for the purpose of passing the new blasphemy law. Upon their arrival, the police began firing at the Hefazot E Islam activists with modern weaponry leaving the activists to defend themselves with sticks and bricks.

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Police men firing bullet and tear she...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
05 May 2013

Hefazot E Islam called for a meeting on May 5th, 2013, in Motijeel, Dhaka, Bangladesh for the purpose of passing the new blasphemy law. Upon their arrival, the police began firing at the Hefazot E Islam activists with modern weaponry leaving the activists to defend themselves with sticks and bricks.