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Bangladesh PM rules out blasphemy law

Sheikh Hasina refuses to introduce death penalty for blasphemy amid calls for action against bloggers.

Last Modified: 08 Apr 2013 23:27
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Sheikh Hasina, the prime minister of Bangladesh, has ruled out introducing the death penalty for blasphemy.

Protesters continue to fill the streets of the capital, Dhaka, calling for action against what they call atheist bloggers for defaming Islam.

Al Jazeera correspondent, who we are not naming for security reasons, reports from Dhaka.

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