Potential for violence in Bangladesh and nation-wide strike called for October 26

A former party leader of a Bangladesh opposition party died of a heart attack in prison on October 23, 2014. His imprisonment last year led to violent protests. There is a risk of violence leading up to his funeral.

On October 26, 2014, a national-wide enforced strike has been called.

Sitata reminds travellers to minimize safety risk by avoiding public gatherings and demonstrations in foreign countries.

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