Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (January 5, 2020)  Location:  Tongi, Gazipur, Bangladesh, and surrounding areas Event:  Bishwa Ijtema, the world’s second-largest Muslim gathering, will be held in Bangladesh January 10-12 and 17-19, on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi.  The main gathering point is about three kilometers north of Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.  ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Countrywide Demonstration & Dec 16 Victory Day Celebrations

With the United States Government’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, there have been calls for a countrywide demonstration against the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka scheduled for Friday, December 15 immediately following noon prayers by Islami Shashontontro Andolon (ISA).  Historically, demonstrations in Dhaka by Islamist organizations have been held in the area of ...
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