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In Bangladesh, Hindus, Buddhists, and Christians say no to Islam as state religion

June 11, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: On June 9, 1988, Islam became the state religion of Bangladesh, and a protest took place on the law’s anniversary. The South Asian nation of 163 million (map) is 89% Muslim and 9% Hindu; Pope Francis made an apostolic journey there in 2017.

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