Sunday 26th June 2016,
Hindu Human Rights Online News Magazine

Bangladesh

Bangladesh faces a heritage crisis

Bangladesh faces a heritage crisis

You can’t choose your neighbours. But India is a unique country, which created its own neighbour. In December 1971, the Indian Army marched into East Pakistan. The Pakistan Army was massacring, raping and looting, mainly Bengali Hindus, who at that time numbered around a crore. The result of the war was the formation of Bangladesh. [...]

June 19, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Hindu lecturer wounded in latest Bangladesh attack

Hindu lecturer wounded in latest Bangladesh attack

DHAKA: A Hindu college lecturer was seriously wounded after being hacked by three men in Bangladesh on Wednesday (Jun 15), police said, in an attack that resembles a recent spate of brutal assaults on religious minorities. Ripon Chakrabarti, 50, a mathematics lecturer, cried out as he was attacked at the door of his home in [...]

June 15, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Hindu monastery worker hacked to death in Bangladesh

Hindu monastery worker hacked to death in Bangladesh

A Hindu monastery worker has been hacked to death in Bangladesh, police said, the latest in a string of attacks on secular and minority targets. Nityaranjan Pande, who was in his 60s, died on the spot after several people attacked him early on Friday, AFP news agency said citing police. His murder comes after the [...]

June 10, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh Hindu priest murdered by suspected Islamists

Bangladesh Hindu priest murdered by suspected Islamists

 A 70-year-old Hindu priest was found murdered in western Bangladesh n Monday, with his head nearly severed from his body, in the latest in a series of attacks on minorities by suspected Islamists. Farmers discovered the body of Ananda Gopal Ganguly near his home in the village of Noldanga in Jhenidah district after he had [...]

June 7, 2016 HHR Bangladesh, World Focus 0

Hindu man hacked to death in Bangladesh

Hindu man hacked to death in Bangladesh

NEW DELHI—A Hindu man was hacked to death in central Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, following a spate of similar attacks in the Muslim-majority South Asian nation. Authorities are investigating whether the killing of Nikhil Joarder was connected to a 2012 complaint against him for alleged comments he made against Prophet Muhammad, said Aslam Khan, [...]

April 30, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, News updates 0

Hindus fear attack during UP polls

Hindus fear attack during UP polls

Bangladesh Jatiya Hindu Mohajote yesterday said it was fearing attacks on Hindus across the country during and after the upcoming Union Parishad (UP) elections, and urged the government to ensure their safety. It also warned of stern actions if the government failed to ensure security. Palash Kanti Dey, spokesperson for Bangladesh Jatiya Hindu Mohajote, told [...]

March 12, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh Hindu priest beheaded ‘by Islamic State’

Bangladesh Hindu priest beheaded ‘by Islamic State’

  The so-called Islamic State group has said it was behind the beheading of a senior Hindu priest and wounding two worshippers in northern Bangladesh.In a statement IS said that “caliphate soldiers” carried out the assaults using “light weapons”. The IS-linked Amaq “news agency” also reported the claim. Jogeswar Roy, 45, was attacked by two [...]

February 22, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh : Beheading Tarun Dutta

Bangladesh : Beheading Tarun Dutta

MINORITY HINDU BUSINESSMAN BUCHERED TO DEATH SEPARATING HEAD FROM HIS BODY BY UNIDENTIFIED ZEALOTS ON 8TH FEBRUARY, 2016 AT GOVINDAGONJ UPAZILA OF GAIBANDHA DISTRICT. Shri Tarun Dutta (45) a Hindu businessman was brutally killed on 8th February,2016 at Golapbag Bazar within Govindagonj Upazila of Gaibandha District. His beheaded body and head was recovered from a [...]

February 12, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh : Ms. Manti Rani Sarkar – Hindu School girl kidnapped and forcefully Converted

Bangladesh : Ms. Manti Rani Sarkar –  Hindu School girl kidnapped and forcefully Converted

Ms. Manti Rani Sarkar (16) Minority Hindu adolescent School girl kidnapped and forcefully converted to Islam on 9th November, 2015 at Sunamgonj District. This Hindu family compelled to leave home due to repression.BDMW investigating and helped stop leaving motherland. Country: Bangladesh. Nature of crime: Abduction and Forceful conversion Name of the Victim: Ms. Monty Rani [...]

December 14, 2015 HHR Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh: Islamists set off bombs in Hindu temple, shoot at people fleeing

Bangladesh: Islamists set off bombs in Hindu temple, shoot at people fleeing

But if you dare raise your voice against this savagery, you will be defamed as a purveyor of “hate speech” and treated like a criminal. Best to forget all about it. Hey, Kardashians! “Nine injured in attack on Hindu temple in Bangladesh – police,” Reuters, December 11, 2015: Two people suffered gunshot wounds and seven [...]

December 13, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0