Dangerously high political tension in Bangladesh

Political tensions are dangerously high in Bangladesh. A political party in has called a hartal (general strike) for, January 15. There have bee reports of vandalism and arson across the country. In one city, anti-government protesters set a bus on first for defying a blockade and four people died and 15 were injured as a result.

If travelling in Bangladesh, exercise extreme caution. Avoid any public gatherings or demonstrations.

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