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
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
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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