Thursday 17th April 2014,
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Rupa Rani Pal : 13 Year Old Hindu School Girl kidnapped

Rupa Rani Pal : 13 Year Old Hindu School Girl kidnapped

Ms. Rupa Rani Pal (13) Minority Hindu School Girl kidnapped on 12.03.14 from Rupgonj Upazila within Narayangonj district. Police took no steps for rescue of the victim till our intervention on 04.04.2014 BDMW investigating. Source: The Daily Janakantho dated 18.03.2014) Rupgonj P.S. Case No. 20 dated 17.03.2014 under section 7/30 of Women and Children Repression [...]

April 5, 2014 HHR Archives, Articles, Bangladesh 1

Criminals attack Hindu religious programme

Criminals attack Hindu religious programme

Bangladesh : At least six Hindu people were injured as some unidentified criminals attacked their religious programme at Ramchandrapur village in the district’s Palashbari upazila on Wednesday night. Locals said Hindus organised the three-day programme in a temple of the village from Wednesday evening. Some 10 to 12 masked attackers swooped on those attending the [...]

April 2, 2014 HHR Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh : Ms. Moni Saha (17) Hindu College Girl kidnapped

Bangladesh : Ms. Moni Saha (17) Hindu College Girl kidnapped

Nature of crime: Abduction for forceful conversion. Name of the victim: Ms. Moni Saha (F) Age of the victim    : 17 years 3 monhths. Name of the father:  Sushil Chandra Saha Name of the mother: Ms.Jharna Rani Saha Religion of the Victim : Hindu Permanent address of the victim:  Kalihati Upazila, Munshi Para, District –Tangail, [...]

April 1, 2014 HHR Bangladesh 2

Bangladesh : 8 year old Mila Bakta Raped

Bangladesh : 8 year old Mila Bakta Raped

Nature of crime : Rape of children.Name of the victim:  Ms. Mila Bakta (8) Name of the father:  Mr. Milon Bakta Name of the mother: Ms. Mukta Bakta,Religion of the victim: HinduDate of incident : 27.02.2014 at about 3.45 p.m.Place of occurrence: Village-Mandra, P.O. Radhagonj, P.S. Kotalipara,District-Gopalgonj.Name of the perpetrator: Sohag Sheikh (20) son of [...]

March 16, 2014 HHR Articles, Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh : Hindu temple attacked in Gazipur

Bangladesh : Hindu temple attacked in Gazipur

Unidentified miscreants vandalised idols in a Hindu temple in Bathania Chala under Kaliakoir upazila of the district on Tuesday night. Dilip Kumar, a member of Sarbojanin Temple Committee, said miscreants desecrated all the idols in the temple, including the Durga, Laxmi, Saraswati, Kartik, Ganesh and Asur. All the damaged idols were dumped in a field [...]

February 28, 2014 HHR Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh : Rangpur students condemn attacks on Hindus

Bangladesh : Rangpur students condemn attacks on Hindus

Hundreds of students of different schools of Rangpur formed a human chain in Lalbagh area of the city yesterday condemning the recent attacks on Hindu communities. They formed the human chain under the banner of “Osamprodaik Chetonay Bishwasi”. Different social, cultural, and political organisations and civilians expressed solidarity with the students. The speakers particularly condemned [...]

February 9, 2014 HHR Bangladesh 1

Hindu families threatened by anonymous letters

Hindu families threatened by anonymous letters

Satkhira is enlisted as one of the ‘vulnerable’ areas of the country where specialised forces are running drives Twenty Hindu families received anonymous letters yesterday, threatening them to leave their homes in Satkhira – an area considered to be a stronghold of Jamaat-e-Islami. “You have been living here for a long time. Not anymore. Either [...]

February 1, 2014 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

US Speaks out for Bangladeshi Hindus

US Speaks out for Bangladeshi Hindus

The United States have called for stopping violence against minorities in Bangladesh , asking all political parties to oppose it and the government to use its power to maintain law and order. The State Department’s Spokesperson Jen Psaki told a press briefing in Washington that US was ‘disappointed’ at recent incidents of violence against minorities.The [...]

January 19, 2014 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, News updates 0

The Hindus of Bangladesh Fear for Their Future

The Hindus of Bangladesh Fear for Their Future

Bangladesh’s minority Hindus are being attacked by Islamists who seem as preoccupied with land as they are with politics or religion. Subhash Ghosh was away when, early on Dec. 13, dozens of activists from Bangladesh’s largest Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), descended on the home in which generations of his family have lived. They paid particular [...]

January 18, 2014 HHR Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh’s Radical Islamists Get U.S. Backing

Bangladesh’s Radical Islamists Get U.S. Backing

In 1971, the U.S. abetted a genocide in Bangladesh—and it’s now siding with the radical Islamist culprits, who are fomenting the country’s latest political crisis. In 1971, the United States abetted a genocide in what is today Bangladesh. President Richard Nixon and his Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, provided diplomatic and military succour to the [...]

January 15, 2014 HHR Bangladesh, News updates 0