Bangladeshi activists campaigning for capital punishment for war criminals shout slogans as they celebrate the death sentence given to senior Islamist leader Mohammad Qamaruzzaman in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
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Bangladesh police said Monday they have arrested a hardline Muslim preacher for allegedly inciting the murder of a popular television host.In the last decade, Islamic militants in Bangladesh have killed around 100 people seen as critical of Islam, including secular and cultural activists and bloggers. They have also bombed Sufi shrines which were deemed un-Islamic.Last year six people including a 60-year-old man who called himself a Sufi master were slaughtered at their home in a similar fashion to Faruqi.
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