Conflicting Claims in Bangladesh Terrorism

DHAKA β€” Police said the murder was similar to other attacks on secular bloggers by Islamist militants. But fellow university teachers said the victim never spoke or wrote anything about religion or Islam.

CHR Comment: The article describes claims that Islamic State or al Qaida is present and active in Bangladesh, though the police blame the terrorist attacks on local groups such as Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen. The end of the article mentions attacks on Christian priests dating from September, 2015.

Source: Bangladesh professor hacked to death by Islamic militants | Religion News Service

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