In Bangladesh, strike called for September 5, 2016

The Jamaat-e-Islami has called an 8-hour nationwide strike for Monday, September 5, to protest the execution of its leader. The strike will be enforced from 06:00 to 14:00.

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Hartals frequently become violent. To minimize safety risk, avoid large public gatherings, rallies or demonstrations. Peaceful situations can quickly and unexpectedly escalate and become violent.

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