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Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to hang for war crimes

Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to hang for war crimes

DHAKA: A special Bangladeshi court on Wednesday handed the death sentence to the leader of the country’s largest Islamist party for war crimes, in a long-awaited verdict that triggers fears of fresh violence. The war crimes court found Motiur Rahman Nizami, head of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, guilty of mass murder, rape and looting during Bangladesh’s [...]

October 30, 2014 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, News updates 0

‘Lajja’ reminds Bangladesh that it failed to protect Hindus: Taslima Nasrin

‘Lajja’ reminds Bangladesh that it failed to protect Hindus: Taslima Nasrin

I wrote Lajja when I saw Muslim fundamentalists in Bangladesh attack Hindus. It all happened during December 1992. The Hindu fundamentalists of India destroyed the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya. The Muslim fundamentalists of Bangladesh avenged the destruction of the Babri Masjid by attacking the blameless Hindus of Bangladesh, burning their homes, destroying their temples and [...]

September 18, 2014 HHR Bangladesh 0

16 year old Sagorika Haldar Raped and Murdered

16 year old Sagorika Haldar Raped and Murdered

Ms. Sagorika Haldar(16) Minority belonging to Hindu raped and murdered by Perpetrators on 25.07.2014 : An investigative report of Bangladesh Minority Watch- Police trying to suppress the facts: Bangladesh Minority Watch (BDMW) received an application from mother  and father of Ms.Sagorika Haldar requesting us for legal assistance as their minor girl was raped and killed [...]

July 31, 2014 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Hindu girl abducted raped and converted to Islam in Lalmonirhat

Hindu girl abducted raped and converted to Islam in Lalmonirhat

Bangladesh Minority Watch (BDMW) received an appeal relating to abduction, rape and forceful conversion of to Islam by four perpetrators: Name of the Victim: Ms. Pinky Roy (11 years 9 months) Age of the victim : 11 years nine months. Name of the father: Pulin Chandra Das Permanent Address: Village – Velebari – Mejitari, P.s. [...]

July 13, 2014 HHR Bangladesh 0

Trial of attackers of Hindu temples, houses demanded

Trial of attackers of Hindu temples, houses demanded

Minority rights activists demanded exemplary punishment to those involved in the vandalism of Hindu temples and houses across the country.They made the demand from a sit-in staged in front of the Jatiya Press Club Friday, protesting the recent vandalism of historic Swamibagh Temple in the capital. The programme was jointly organised by National Hindu Mohajote, [...]

July 4, 2014 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Madrasa people led attacks on Hindus

Madrasa people led attacks on Hindus

Attacks against Hindu households and a temple in Homna Upazila of Comilla took place after rumours were spread over loudspeakers that two youths had defamed Prophet Muhammad. Locals and police said teachers and students of eight madrasas in the upazila led the Sunday attacks on Hindus at Baghsitarampur village. Twenty-eight families have been affected in [...]

May 6, 2014 HHR Bangladesh 0

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