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Shahbagh protestors announce nationwide processions to defy Sunday's hartal

DHAKA, Feb 23, 2013 (BSS)- The youngsters protesting at Shahbagh Square on Saturday night announced to bring out nationwide mass processions at 8 am tomorrow against the Jamaat backed daylong general strike.

"We urge all people of the country to evaluate the heinous acts of Jammat Shibir activists on Friday and boycott their Sunday's hartal," said Dr Imran H Sarker, a key figure of the ongoing Shahbagh Mass Movement.

Dr Imran said Jamaat-Shibir activist set ablaze prayer mats inside the Baitul Mokarram national mosque, damaged shaheed minars in many parts, desecrating the national flag, attacked on on-duty journalists and policemen. "They are the enemy of the state ...so we should together resist the anti-liberation forces and boycott their tomorrow's hartal."

"Shahbagh will remain vigilant .. so is the case with rest of country," he said and announced the anti-hartal programme for Sunday.

His several other compatriots, especially youths, demanded immediate arrest of rightwing Amar Desh Editor Mahmudur Rahman for spreading hatred against the protestors through his newspaper and instigating radicals to offset popular demand to hang war crimes perpetrators.