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

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 Comments Off on 6 Hindu Deities desecrated in Natore

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 Comments Off on Bangladesh : Cricketer Liton Das’ Puja greetings draw hate comments

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 Comments Off on Muslim couple arrested in Bangladesh for worshipping Kali and reciting Koran

Attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh Continues

Attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh Continues

Perpetrators attacked Minority Hindu Houses, desecrated religious places, looted wealth amounting to Taka 2,00,000/- on 14.08.2015 at about 9.30 a.m. Ms.Devi Rani Samaddar (19) Minority Hindu girl physically & sexually assaulted by 1) Mohidul Howladar (30), 2) Alamgir Chaprashi (36), 3) Kalu Howladar(36) 4) Naim Chaprashi,(18) 5) Moharram Chaprashi,(40) at Dhansagar, P.S. Sawrankhola, Ditrict- Bagerhat. [...]

August 27, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on Attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh Continues

Bangladesh in turmoil, must stop persecuting Hindus: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

Bangladesh in turmoil, must stop persecuting Hindus: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D, HI-02), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, has introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on the government of Bangladesh to increase human rights protections, strengthen democratic institutions, and prevent the growth of extremist groups in the country. The resolution comes as ISIS and [...]

July 30, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on Bangladesh in turmoil, must stop persecuting Hindus: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

Ms. Piya Saha (17) Abducted for Forceful Conversion

Ms. Piya Saha (17) Abducted for Forceful Conversion

Ms. Piya Saha (17) Hindu adolescent College girl abducted on 13.07.2015 by two perpetrators for forceful conversion to Islam at Dumuria Upazila of Khulna District: No Trace till writing of this report. Bangladesh Minority Watch (BDMW) received a written appeal from the father and mother of the victim that their college going daughter Ms. Piya [...]

July 16, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on Ms. Piya Saha (17) Abducted for Forceful Conversion

US Commission silent about ethnic cleansing of Hindus in Bangladesh

US Commission silent about ethnic cleansing of Hindus in Bangladesh

On April 30, 2015, the United States joined with the Taliban and other South Asian jihadis by supporting the ethnic cleansing of Hindus in Bangladesh. On that date, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) issued its annual report that deliberately ignored the evidence it had about the ongoing atrocities against Bangladeshi Hindus and the [...]

July 15, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on US Commission silent about ethnic cleansing of Hindus in Bangladesh

ISKCON Temple Attacked in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Several Hindu devotees brutalized by Islamists.

ISKCON Temple Attacked in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Several Hindu devotees brutalized by Islamists.

The attack on ISKCON TEMPLE at Potiya, Chittagong in Islamic Bangladesh was horrific. The night of 5th July was a terrible  for the devotees of the ISKCON Temple at Potiya, Chittagong, Bangladesh. It’s a holy land because it is the place where the intimate associates of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Shrila Vasudeva Dutta and Shrila Mukunda Dutta [...]

July 13, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on ISKCON Temple Attacked in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Several Hindu devotees brutalized by Islamists.

Bangladesh : Hindu Nursing Lecturer killed for not following Hijab Policy

Bangladesh : Hindu Nursing Lecturer killed for not following Hijab Policy

Chittagong Nursing Institute lecturer Ms Anjali Debi Chaudhuri was brutally killed by extremist militants. She was targeted by uknown assailants from the Islamic Chattra Shibir, the student wing of Jamat E Islami Bangladesh because she told the nursing students to follow the dress code of the institute and not to wear Hijab & burka. Due [...]

January 12, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh Comments Off on Bangladesh : Hindu Nursing Lecturer killed for not following Hijab Policy