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Bangladesh to curb Islamic hate speech

Dhaka (UCAN) The government of Bangladesh moved to stem inflammatory public speeches by radical Islamist clerics.
 
In a recent letter to various state bodies, the Home Ministry made six recommendations aimed at monitoring and controlling clerics accused of delivering hateful sermons to Muslim devotees.
 
The letter also asked revenue officials to determine whether militant Islamic gatherings known as waz mahfils should be subject to taxation provisions.
 

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