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Bangladesh reinstalls controversial Lady Justice sculpture - Deutsche Welle

Bangladesh has reinstalled a controversial sculpture days after removing it from the Supreme Court's building. The Lady Justice statue, deemed un-Islamic by religious groups, has now been placed at a different location. Bangladesch Justitia-Skulptur ...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 Hefazat-e ...and more »

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

A statue of Lady Justice has been removed from the supreme court building in the Bangladeshi capital after objections from Islamist groups. The sculpture, by the local artist Mrinal Haque, was installed in front of the court in December, and depicts a ...and more »

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 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. The ...and more »

Bangladesh removes 'un-Islamic' statue after protests - Arab News

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Friday removed a controversial statue depicting a goddess of justice outside its Supreme Court that religious hard-liners had deemed “un-Islamic,” a move its creator said marked a victory for Islamists. Hard-liners wanted the ...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 »

The Legacy of Bangladesh's Liberation Is Under Grave Threat - The Wire

Dissenting voices are being hemmed in from both sides, fearing attacks by militant groups and retribution by state forces for speaking up. A statue of lady justice, outside the Bangladesh Supreme Court, now removed by the government after extremist ...and more »

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

Protesters - Greek statue Muslim activists gather in front of Baitul Muqarram National Mosque after Friday prayers to demand the removal of the Statute of Greek goddess Themis from the Supreme Court premises in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 21, 2017 ...and more »

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

The sculpture of a blindfolded woman wearing a sari and holding scales had been in place for less than six months when authorities removed it early Friday under pressure from hardliners, who said it was based on the Greek goddess of justice. world ...and more »