Bangladesh's prime minister has ruled out a new blasphemy law despite a mass campaign by Islamists to introduce the death penalty for bloggers whom they accuse of insulting the Prophet Mohammed.
Bangladeshi Hefajat-e-Islam activists rally in Dhaka on April 6, 2013 demanding a blasphemy law and the execution of "atheist bloggers" for defaming Islam. Bangladesh's prime minister has ruled out a new blasphemy law despite a mass campaign by Islamists
As part of their push for a change in the law, the Hefajat-e-Islam group on Monday forced the closure of schools and businesses and barricaded inter-city motorways and railways across the country in a general strike.
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