ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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BANGLADESH-Islamisation and More Aid for the Generals

When General Ershad sought the support of, Jamat-Islam in March he simultaneously announced his resolve to turn Bangladesh officially into an islamic republic This decision deeply hurts the feelings of all those who, with the independence of the country in 1971, had opted for secularism, for separation between religion and the state. The West, which has been so generous with aid for Bangladesh's generals, cannot plead innocence if the terror of 1971 recurs.

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