In any case, the Bangladeshi government has done well. If only the U.S. government would follow suit.
“Bangladesh Islamist group banned,” from the BBC, October 23 (thanks to Maxwell):
The Islamist organisation, Hizb-ut Tahrir has been banned in Bangladesh, the home ministry has announced.
Home Secretary Abdus Sobhan Sikdar said the government feared Hizb-ut Tahrir posed a threat to peaceful life.
It is the first time that an Islamist group which has not been implicated in any terrorist acts been outlawed.
The group has condemned the ban and pledged that it will not be silenced by a government it said was guilty of a “pro-imperialist stance”.
Officials say that Hizb ut-Tahrir has been banned in at least 20 countries and topped a government list of about 10 groups suspected of plotting subversive acts in Bangladesh.
“The government has decided to ban Hizb-ut Tahrir because they are against the interest of law and pose a threat to public security,” Mr Sikdar said….