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I was forced to change my religion

I was forced to change my religion

People in the Hindu communities were subject to forced conversion to IslamThere were several near-death experiences during the nine long months of the Liberation War. It was an unsettling, suffocating feeling: As if we were all waiting to die. [...]

March 29, 2017 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on I was forced to change my religion

Bangladesh Muslims protest against justice goddess statue

Bangladesh Muslims protest against justice goddess statue

Thousands of supporters of a conservative Islamist group have protested in Bangladesh against a statue of the goddess of justice erected outside the supreme court.The protest in the capital, Dhaka, demanded its removal.The demonstrators say the figure, a variation on the Greek goddess Themis but in a sari, goes against Islam. [...]

February 26, 2017 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on Bangladesh Muslims protest against justice goddess statue

Bangladesh : 98 Hindus killed in 2016: BJHM

Bangladesh : 98 Hindus killed in 2016: BJHM

At least 98 people of Hindu community were reportedly killed and 357 others were attacked physically till December 29 this year, Bangladesh Jatiyo Hindu Mohajote (BJHM) claimed today. [...]

December 31, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on Bangladesh : 98 Hindus killed in 2016: BJHM

Hindu temple vandalised, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh

Hindu temple vandalised, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh

The incident came to light after people of Mymensinghorohi village in Netrokona sadar upazila of Pabna district found the doors of Sharifpur Kali temple in Aminpur open this morning. Upon entering the temple premises, the residents noticed smashed bits and pieces of the temple architecture and three idols. Three broken idols – one of deity Kali [...]

December 4, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, News updates Comments Off on Hindu temple vandalised, 3 Deities smashed in Bangladesh

Nasirnagar communal attack: 3 police reports in a month, nothing on the motive

Nasirnagar communal attack: 3 police reports in a month, nothing on the motive

Public hype over the Facebook post, which was fuelled by aggressive comments by local leaders, led to the violent attacks on Hindus It has been a month since the attacks on the Hindu community in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district, but police have yet to learn the exact motive behind the post of the controversial image [...]

December 1, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on Nasirnagar communal attack: 3 police reports in a month, nothing on the motive

3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

Minority communities’ 3,307 houses and businesses and 1,104 temples and idols were damaged in the country in last four years, show media and rights groups’ reports. Rights groups blamed influential land grabbers for the attacks on houses, businesses, community and family temples and even thatched dwellings of the minority groups, both religious and ethnic. The [...]

November 18, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, News updates Comments Off on 3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

Rampage over Hindus in B’baria

Rampage over Hindus in B’baria

Miscreants vandalised and looted at least 10 Hindu temples in Brahmanbaria’s Nasirnagar this afternoon along with hundreds of houses of the Hindu community. [...]

October 31, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on Rampage over Hindus in B’baria

Video : Attack on Bangladesh Hindu temple, 7 hurt

Video : Attack on Bangladesh Hindu temple, 7 hurt

At least seven persons were injured following an attack on a Hindu temple, allegedly over a land dispute, in Sylhet city this afternoon. [...]

September 9, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, HHR Videos Comments Off on Video : Attack on Bangladesh Hindu temple, 7 hurt

Video : Another Hindu priest stabbed, critically injured in Bangladesh

Video : Another Hindu priest stabbed, critically injured in Bangladesh

A 48-year-old Hindu priest in Bangladesh was today stabbed and critically injured by unidentified assailants, a day after another priest from the minority community and a Buddhist leader were brutally hacked to death by machete-wielding ISIS militants. Bhabasindhu Roy of the Sri Sri Radha Gobinda Temple in the southwestern Satkhira district was attacked inside the [...]

July 2, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, HHR Videos Comments Off on Video : Another Hindu priest stabbed, critically injured in Bangladesh

Video : Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh

Video : Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh

  A Hindu temple worker has been killed by three men on a motorcycle, local police have said, the latest of dozens of brutal attacks in Bangladesh.Shaymanonda Das was preparing for morning prayers at a temple in the south-western district of Jhenaidah when he was attacked.Police said he was hacked on the neck several times [...]

July 2, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on Video : Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh