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Militants demand return of writer who fled to Sweden

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Islamic hardliners scuffle with police in Dhaka, the Bangladeshi capital, during a rally in which thousands of Muslims tried to march to the government secretariat to demand the extradition and execution of the exiled feminist writer Taslima Nasrin