Supporters of Bangladesh Islami Sashontantra Andolon shout slogans during a protest demanding a Lady Justice statue be removed from the Supreme Court complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, April 21, 2017. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
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Thousands of supporters of a hard-line Bangladeshi Islamist group staged protests Friday calling for the removal or destruction of a controversial statue from the nation's highest court.The statue of "lady justice" has ruffled feathers in the Muslim-majority nation, with hardliners demonstrating in recent weeks against what they say is a Greek god unbefitting Bangladesh.Last week Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told a meeting of top Islamic seminary teachers that she too disliked the statue, boosting the hardliners' stance.
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