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‘Anti-Islamic’ blogger hacked to death with meat cleavers by three Muslim attackers in Bangladeshi capital weeks after U.S. writer was butchered for criticising extremism (dailymail, March 30, 2015)
“A blogger was hacked to death by three Muslim attackers in Bangladesh’s capital because of his anti-Islamic writings, police said today.
Washiqur Rahman Babu was declared dead as he was taken to a government hospital shortly after being attacked in Dhaka’s Tejgaon area.
Two suspects were captured and three meat cleavers were recovered, Dhaka Metropolitan Police official Biplob Kumar Sarker said.
The captured suspects were students at separate Islamic schools and the third suspect fled the scene, he added.
The killing took place a month after a prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death in Dhaka….”
Yemen crisis: Dozens killed by ‘air strike’ near refugee camp (BBC, March 30, 2015)
“At least 45 people have been killed in an explosion near a refugee camp in northwest Yemen, aid workers say.
Yemen’s Foreign Minister Riad Yassin denied Saudi air strikes were to blame for the blast at the al-Mazrak camp….”
Saudi-Led Forces Strike Yemen Rebels, Blockade Ports (abcnews, March 30, 2015)
“Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen’s ports as coalition airstrikes on Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city of Aden by Shiite rebels and forces loyal to a former president.
The move to block ports appeared aimed at preventing the rebels, known as Houthis, from rearming, and comes after the coalition achieved full control of the skies and bombed a number of rebel-held airports. The rebels are supported by Iran, but both Iran and the Houthis deny Tehran has armed them.
Saudi Brig. Gen. Ahmed Asiri, the coalition spokesman, told reporters in Riyadh that naval forces are blocking the movement of ships to prevent weapons and fighters from entering or leaving Yemen. He said they had not yet intercepted anything.
The airstrikes have targeted at least nine of Yemen’s 21 provinces and have prevented the Houthis from reaching Aden, the former capital of the once-independent south, where President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi declared a temporary capital after fleeing rebel-controlled Sanaa….”