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Bangladesh Orders Statue of Woman at Supreme Court Put Back Up - New York Times

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Two days after the authorities in Bangladesh gave in to pressure from Islamist groups and ordered the removal of a statue from the country's Supreme Court, they flip-flopped on Sunday, ordering that the statue be put back up ...and more »

Statue of 'Lady Justice' Removed From Bangladesh Supreme Court After Islamist Objections - Daily Beast

Bangladeshi authorities have dismantled a statue of a woman meant to personify Lady Justice outside the country's Supreme Court amid objections from Islamic hard-liners. After the statue was the subject of protests by the Islamic organization ...and more »

Lady Justice statue in Bangladesh is removed after Islamist objections - The Guardian

Hardline groups said sculpture of woman holding sword and scales outside supreme court was example of idol worship. Michael Safi in Delhi. @safimichael. Fri 26 May 2017 10.28 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 18.43 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Dhaka: Statue of Lady Justice outside Supreme Court removed after months of protests -

The attorney general said Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha had passed the order to move the sculpture away from the apex court. by Scroll Staff. Published May 26, 2017 · 09:02 am Updated May 26, 2017 · 09:26 am. Dhaka: Statue of Lady Justice outside ...and more »

Bangladesh reinstalls controversial Lady Justice sculpture - Deutsche Welle

The Lady Justice sculpture, clad in Bangladeshi sari, blindfolded and holding scales, was placed in the Supreme Court's premises six months ago. After religious hardliners objected to the statue, which they said was based on the Roman goddess Justitia ...and more »

Statue of Woman Removed From Bangladesh's Supreme Court - New York Times

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Under pressure from Islamic hard-liners, the Bangladeshi authorities in the predawn hours on Friday swiftly and quietly removed a sculpture of a woman personifying justice from outside the country's Supreme Court building.and more »

Bangladesh reinstalls controversial sari-clad statue after outcry - Hindustan Times

Bangladesh on Sunday reinstalled a controversial statue deemed un-Islamic by religious hardliners on the grounds of the Supreme Court, just days after its removal had sparked angry protests by secular groups. The sculpture of a blindfolded, sari-clad ...and more »

Bangladesh reinstalls statue of Lady Justice despite complaints from Islamist hardliners -

Authorities in Bangladesh reinstalled a Lady Justice statue near the country's Supreme Court, two days after its removal following complaints by Islamist hard-liners. Sculptor Mrinal Haque said Sunday workers put the statue back in place a few hundred ...and more »

Statue of Lady Justice reinstalled before SC annex building - The Daily Star

The statue of Lady Justice has been reinstalled in front of the annex building of the Supreme Court in Dhaka. Some workers lifting the statue of Lady Justice to reinstall in front of the annex building of the Supreme Court in Dhaka on Saturday, May 27 ...and more »

Islamists in Bangladesh: Greek Goddess Statue in Dhaka Removed After Protests - Newsweek

The statue of Themis, the goddess of justice, stands in front of Bangladesh's Supreme Court, holding a pair of scales proudly in one hand, while another clutches a sword. But, just six months after the sari-wearing statue was erected, workers are ...and more »