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The Most Racist Countries

A new global social attitudes study, by World Value Survey, claims that the most racially intolerant populations are all in the developing world, with Bangladesh, Jordan and India in the top five.

Death to Bloggers!

Islamic activists in Bangladesh have called for an anti-blasphemy law to be put in place as a reaction to secular bloggers. One of their demands includes the death penalty for anyone who insults Islam.

Culture of Impunity

A report on Bangladesh, the world’s eighth most populous nation, but one grappling with a series of crippling problems — chief among them, poverty and widespread corruption. Sectarian violence also is on the rise, as the dominant Muslims commonly harass minority populations of Christians, Hindus and Buddhists. H/T Journeyman Pictures

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