- Dec 26, 2011
Thousands rally in Bangladesh calling for boycott of French goods
Tens of thousands march in Dhaka, burning effigy of French President Emmanuel Macron for defending Prophet Muhammad’s caricatures.
Activists and supporters of the Islami Andolon Bangladesh party march in Dhaka calling for boycott of French products [Munir Uz Zaman/AFP]
27 Oct 2020
Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the Bangladesh capital, calling for a boycott of French products as anger over President Emmanuel Macron’s defence of cartoons depicting Prophet Muhammad mounts in the Muslim world.
The protesters on Tuesday burned an effigy of Macron during their march in Dhaka, chanting: “Boycott French products” and calling for the French leader to be punished over his alleged Islamophobia.