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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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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