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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

Police arrest eight over attack on Hindus in Feni; victim gives birth to dead child

Police arrest eight over attack on Hindus in Feni; victim gives birth to dead child

They were arrested at Mathiara village on Friday, a day after the attack at Jeleparha, Feni Model Police Station OC Mahbub Morshed said. An altercation over setting off firecrackers during Luxmi Puja led to the attack, police and locals said.   A pregnant woman, Tulshi Rani Das, 20, and at least nine others were injured [...]

November 2, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

6 Hindu Deities desecrated in Natore

6 Hindu Deities desecrated in Natore

Masked miscreants attacked a temple and desecrated at least six Deities at Gurudashpur upazila in Natore early today. At least eight masked men entered the temple at Chachkoir village in the upazila and vandalised six Deities including Deities of Durga, Saraswati, Laxmi and Kartik around 4:30am, Madhab Sheel, president of the area’s Puja Celebration Committee [...]

October 24, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh : Cricketer Liton Das’ Puja greetings draw hate comments

Bangladesh : Cricketer Liton Das’ Puja greetings draw hate comments

Bangladesh national team cricketer Liton Kumar Das received numerous hate messages on Facebook after he posted a photo of the Durga idol yesterday and greeted his Facebook fans on the occasion of Puja. A Facebook user, Md Metun, attacked Liton for his religious beliefs, saying “I told you not to post such religious things”. Another [...]

October 24, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Muslim couple arrested in Bangladesh for worshipping Kali and reciting Koran

Muslim couple arrested in Bangladesh for worshipping Kali and reciting Koran

Thakurgaon (Bangladesh): An old Muslim couple, Suleiman,61, and his wife Noorjehan, 45, have been arrested by local police on Wednesday from their house in Shahpara on charge of hurting religious feelings.   Police said, Suleiman, a mason, and his wife hung out red and white cloth around their house, installed an idol of Goddess Kali [...]

September 6, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0