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Churches in Bangladesh Face New Islamist Threats

More than two dozen priests and aid workers in Bangladesh say they have received death threats in recent weeks. Since early October, three priests also have reported they narrowly escaped attempts on their lives. Those who sent the threats claimed that they belonged to the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and Islamic State (IS). The death threats were sent via mobile phone text messages, phone calls and postal letters to about 20 priests, one nun and a...

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