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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 »

Bangladesh Supreme Court removes Lady Justice statue - TRT World

Top court yields under pressure from religious groups whose call for removal of the Greek goddess statue was backed by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The base upon which the lady justice had stood. (TRT World and Agencies). A statue depicting the Greek ...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 »

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 »

Taking down the "Symbol of Justice" - The Daily Star

Some workers taking down the statue of "Greek Goddess Themis" on the Supreme Court premises. Photo: Anisur Rahman. C R Abrar. Finally, the Goddess of Themis had to step down. And she had to do so unceremoniously, under duress. Earlier, the elders of ...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 »

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 »

Bangladesh removes 'Greek' statue after Islamists' protests - The Sun Daily

Activists take part in a protest in Dhaka, calling for a statue referred to as a 'Greek goddess' installed at the Supreme Court to be destroyed or removed. — AFP. DHAKA: Bangladesh Friday removed a controversial statue which religious radicals claim ...and more »