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July Today in Terrorism

July 1, 2016: Canadian helps plan ISIS attack in Bangladesh

On July 1, 2016 ISIS terrorists entered a café in Dhaka, took hostages and killed twenty people most of whom were foreigners

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April Today in Terrorism

April 23, 2016: ISIS assassination in Bangladesh

On April 23, 2016 ISIS killed a teacher in Bangladesh demonstrating just how much the terrorist group fears the liberating power of education

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March Today in Terrorism

March 22, 2016: Terrorists stab Christian convert in Bangladesh

On this day in 2016 terrorists knifed to death a Christian convert in northern Bangladesh in the latest in a series of attacks onother religious groups

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February Today in Terrorism

February 24, 2019: Attempted hijacking foiled in Bangladesh

On this day in 2019 a flight from Dhaka bound for Dubai needed to make an emergency landing after a man allegedly attempted to hijack the plane.

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February Today in Terrorism

February 21, 2016: ISIS terrorists behead Hindu priest in Bangladesh

On this day in 2016 two members of ISIS in Bangladesh beheaded a senior Hindu priest and wounded two worshippers in northern Bangladesh

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How religious extremism begets religious extremism

It is time for the Modi government to disavow violent Hindu extremism in Assam and elsewhere as well as time for all nations to crack down on Islamist terrorism

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Today in Terrorism

August 17, 2005: 459 separate bombings in a half hour in Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi terrorist group JMB set off more than 450 bombs in 63 of the country’s 64 districts over a half hour period but only 2 people died.