A new round of deadly clashes erupted Friday in Bangladesh, a day after the sentencing to death of a senior leader unleashed the bloodiest bout of violence since the country's independence four decades ago. — Text by AFP, Images by Agencies

Police personnel march towards the activists of Jamaat-i-Islami, Bangladesh's biggest Islamist party, during a clash in Rajshahi. ? Photo by Reuters
Police personnel march towards the activists of Jamaat-i-Islami, Bangladesh's biggest Islamist party, during a clash in Rajshahi. ? Photo by Reuters
Activists of Jamaat-i-Islami set up road blocks during a strike called by the party in Chittagong, Bangladesh. ? Photo by AP
Activists of Jamaat-i-Islami set up road blocks during a strike called by the party in Chittagong, Bangladesh. ? Photo by AP
Riot policemen escort Bangladeshis protesting against a strike called by Jamaat-i-Islami activists to denounce the trial by a special tribunal involving several of their leaders in Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
Riot policemen escort Bangladeshis protesting against a strike called by Jamaat-i-Islami activists to denounce the trial by a special tribunal involving several of their leaders in Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
Security personnel stand guard during a strike called by the Jamaat-i-Islami, Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
Security personnel stand guard during a strike called by the Jamaat-i-Islami, Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
Bangladeshi activists and former freedom fighters who fought against Pakistan in the 1971 war shout slogans during a rally outside the International Crimes Tribunal court in central Dhaka. ? Photo by AFP
Bangladeshi activists and former freedom fighters who fought against Pakistan in the 1971 war shout slogans during a rally outside the International Crimes Tribunal court in central Dhaka. ? Photo by AFP
Bangladeshi students shout slogans during a protest in Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
Bangladeshi students shout slogans during a protest in Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
A Bangladeshi woman attends a protest rally in Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
A Bangladeshi woman attends a protest rally in Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
Bangladeshi social activists raise their hands in celebration after hearing the International Crimes Tribunal's guilty verdict on Delwar Hossain Sayedee during a rally in central Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
Bangladeshi social activists raise their hands in celebration after hearing the International Crimes Tribunal's guilty verdict on Delwar Hossain Sayedee during a rally in central Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
Bangladeshi youth show the victory sign after the death sentence awarded to Jamaat-i-Islami leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee in Dhaka. ? Photo by AP
Bangladeshi youth show the victory sign after the death sentence awarded to Jamaat-i-Islami leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee in Dhaka. ? Photo by AP

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