Students protest against removal of 'un-Islamic' statue

PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Students in Bangladesh being sprayed by a police water cannon as they march towards the Supreme Court in Dhaka yesterday to protest against the removal of a statue deemed "un-Islamic" by religious hardliners.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 27, 2017, with the headline 'Students protest against removal of 'un-Islamic' statue'. Print Edition | Subscribe