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    Bangladeshi shutdown by opposition hits economy

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Opposition parties in Bangladesh are calling for a nationwide shutdown, or hartal, to demand the release of their leaders. The political unrest has resulted in violence and numerous strikes across the country. But the daily protests amd clashes have threatened the economy by shutting down businesses and making it risky for people to get to work. Al Jazeera's special correspondent reports from Dhaka.