In Bangladesh, 48-hour hartal underway for Dhaka and Khulna, 21 January to 23 January

A 48-hour hartal is underway called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party in Bangladesh for Dhaka and Khulna Divisions on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, continuing through Friday morning, January 23, 2015.

In Bangladesh, hartals are protests or strikes that often become violent. To minimize risk, avoid large public crowds or protests since even peaceful protests can escalate unexpectedly.

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