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Bangladeshis Protest Against Ending Islam as State Religion

Thousands of Muslims rallied in Bangladesh's capital on Friday to denounce a court petition seeking to remove Islam as the country's official state religion. About 3,000 Muslims protested outside the national mosque in Dhaka against the petition, filed by a group of prominent citizens, which is to be taken up by the High Court on Sunday. "We are here to give a message to authorities that we will not tolerate any move to cancel Islam as state religion," said Abdur...

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