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Bangladesh Sun (ANI) Saturday 19th July, 2014
Anti-Israel protests have intensified across Bangladesh, with a call going out from most quarters for a halt to the ongoing "genocide" and "freedom for Palestinians".
According to the Daily Star, waves of protest against Israel's military attack on Gaza continue.
A cross-section of people in different parts of the country are condemning the attack, and called for an immediate end to the atrocities.
They also urged the conscious people of the world to stand firm against what they said was an act of genocide by Israel.
The protests in Dhaka were held near the Shahbagh Square.
In Chittagong, the Hefajat-e Islam also staged protests against Israel's attack on the Gaza Strip.
They urged the United Nations (UN) to declare Israel a terrorist country, and demanded that the government confiscate all Israeli products in Bangladesh.
In Rajshahi, over three hundred students and teachers of different educational institutions formed a human chain at Shaheb Bazar to protest Israel's atrocities. (ANI)