Bangladesh protest

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000148" title="Bangladesh" href="/topic/international/bangladesh-PLGEO00000148.topic">Bangladesh</a> Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Mizanur Rahman Minu speaks to the media after a scuffle with police during a nationwide strike in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602011322" title="Dhaka (Bangladesh)" href="/topic/international/bangladesh/dhaka-%28bangladesh%29-PLGEO100100602011322.topic">Dhaka</a>. Two small bombs exploded and protesters damaged vehicles in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, during a nationwide strike and demonstration against the jailing of 33 opposition leaders, police said. Schools, shops and businesses were closed across Bangladesh and roads and highways were deserted as the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and 17 allies enforced the day-long protest, their sixth in the past four weeks.

( Getty Images / May 16, 2012 )

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Mizanur Rahman Minu speaks to the media after a scuffle with police during a nationwide strike in Dhaka. Two small bombs exploded and protesters damaged vehicles in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, during a nationwide strike and demonstration against the jailing of 33 opposition leaders, police said. Schools, shops and businesses were closed across Bangladesh and roads and highways were deserted as the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and 17 allies enforced the day-long protest, their sixth in the past four weeks.

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