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Photo of the Day: A Patriotic Tiger in Bangladesh

A Bangladesh fan shows his support during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 25, 2014. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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A Bangladesh fan shows his support during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 25, 2014. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Interview: Photographer Sheds Light on 'Inner Face' of Bangladesh's Gay Community

Gazi Nafis Ahmed's latest documentary series,
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In stark black-and-white images, Gazi Nafis Ahmed takes an intimate look at Bangladesh's marginalized gay community.

Photo of the Day: A Pensive Ride in Bangladesh

A man lost in thought takes a boat ride down the river in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (nasir khan/Flickr)
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A man lost in thought takes a boat ride down the river in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (nasir khan/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: A Steelworker in Bangladesh

Man breaks down sections of scrap steel with a hammer by the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 27, 2013. (Rob Pinney)
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A man breaks down sections of scrap steel with a hammer by the Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 27, 2013. (Rob Pinney)

Photo of the Day: Mother and Child in Bangladesh

A mother and child anxiously wait for business in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 26, 2013. (Sudipta Arka Das/Flickr)
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A mother and child anxiously wait for business in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 26, 2013. (Sudipta Arka Das/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Tying Together Pushcarts in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi man ties his pushcart beside the road during a nationwide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Dhaka, Bangaldesh on May 26, 2013. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Bangladeshi man ties his pushcart beside the road during a nationwide strike called by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Dhaka, Bangaldesh on May 26, 2013. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: 'Made in Bangladesh' Takes Behind-the-Scenes Look at Garment Workers

Garment worker leaders form a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club, demanding punishment for the killers of Aminul Islam, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Gazi Nafis Ahmed)
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A young socially-minded Bangladeshi photographer turns his lens on his country's garment factories and the workers who brave hazardous conditions in them to scrape together a living.

On Feb. 21, Bangladeshis Have Good Cause to Celebrate Int'l Mother Language Day

A Bangladeshi art student paints on a wall in front of the Shahid Minar in preparation for Language Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day in Dhaka on Feb. 20, 2012. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
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This Thursday, a nationwide celebration for Bangladesh takes on worldwide significance in the struggle to preserve native languages.

Video: Emotions Run High As Activist is Slain in Bangladesh

As protestors in Bangladesh continue to call for a 1971 Liberation War criminal to receive the death penalty, opponents slew an activist behind the Shahbag protest in Dhaka. People leave messages next to a picture of slain activist Ahmed Rajib Haider Shuvo on Facebook.
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As protestors in Bangladesh's capital continue to rally for capital punishment of a 1971 Liberation War criminal, opponents retaliate by slaying an activist blogger.

Photos: Across Generations, Bangladeshis Unite to Demand a Death Sentence

Protestors in the Shahbag area in Dhaka, Bangladesh arrange lit candles to form the number 71 in Bangla, signifying the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War. (Naorose Bin Ali)
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After a week of protests in Bangladesh calling for the death of a 1971 war criminal, we take a look at the history that motivates thousands of people to demand capital punishment.