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Prosecution witness tells tales of torture: 1971

Prosecution witness tells tales of torture: 1971

Dhaka, May 27 — BNP lawmaker Salauddin Quader Chowdhury himself shot Nutan Chandra Singha dead in one of the operations he organised during the 1971 Liberation War to torture Hindus and drive them out of the country, a witness told the International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Sunday. ICT-1, formed to try crimes against humanity committed during [...]

May 28, 2012 HHR Bangladesh, News updates Comments Off on Prosecution witness tells tales of torture: 1971

Church of Scotland ‘Worship of False Idols’ remark hurt Hindus

Church of Scotland ‘Worship of False Idols’ remark hurt Hindus

Church of Scotland 'Worship of False Idols' remark hurt Hindus [...]

May 21, 2012 HHR Archives, News updates 2

A Reopened Hindu Temple in Pakistan Attacked

A Reopened Hindu Temple in Pakistan Attacked

PESHAWAR: A Hindu temple in Peshawar was attacked by unknown men on Sunday, Express News reported. The Goraknath Temple, located in the Gor Khatri district, was recently reopened for worship after being closed for almost 60 years over ownership issue. A two-member bench of the Peshawar High Court (PHC), in its verdict on September 15, 2012, [...]

May 20, 2012 HHR News updates 1

Hindus and Sikhs complain about ‘Asian’ label in UK

Hindus and Sikhs complain about ‘Asian’ label in UK

Groups representing Sikh and Hindu communities have complained about the term “Asian” being used to describe the men involved in grooming trials. Earlier this month, nine men were jailed for being part of a sex ring in Rochdale which groomed girls for sex. The groups said the men involved were “almost always of Pakistani origin” [...]

May 18, 2012 HHR Archives, News updates Comments Off on Hindus and Sikhs complain about ‘Asian’ label in UK

US Brewery Apologizes And Will Rename ‘Kali-Ma’ Beer After Hindus’ Protest

US Brewery Apologizes And Will Rename ‘Kali-Ma’ Beer After Hindus’ Protest

Portland (Oregon, USA) based Burnside Brewing Company, which earlier announced to release its “Kali-Ma” beer on May 15, has apologized, postponed the release and said they will rename the beer. In an announcement published on their Facebook page today, the Company wrote: In response to pleas from the Hindu community we have decided to postpone [...]

May 12, 2012 HHR News updates Comments Off on US Brewery Apologizes And Will Rename ‘Kali-Ma’ Beer After Hindus’ Protest

Hindus & Buddhists on the rise in USA

Hindus & Buddhists on the rise in USA

Buddhist and Hindu groups have grown steadily in United States of America (USA) since changes in immigration laws in 1965 and 1992, with particularly high concentrations in Texas, California, the New York Metropolitan Area, Illinois and Georgia; according to a Baylor University (Waco, Texas, USA) release quoting its professor who helped compile the recently released [...]

May 10, 2012 HHR News updates 2

India Government voices concern over Pakistani Hindus

India Government voices concern over Pakistani Hindus

New Delhi: Voicing concern over problems faced by minority Hindus in Pakistan, India today reminded Islamabad of its responsibility to discharge its Constitutional obligations towards its citizens. “It is the responsibility of the Government of Pakistan to discharge its constitutional obligations towards its citizens, including those from the minority community,” External Affairs Minister S M [...]

May 10, 2012 HHR News updates Comments Off on India Government voices concern over Pakistani Hindus

Poor Dalits defrauded financially by Christian Welfare Trust

Poor Dalits defrauded financially by Christian Welfare Trust

Christian welfare 'trusts' defraud poor Dalit Christian villagers of more than Rs.450 crore [...]

May 5, 2012 HHR News updates 2

London protest :To stop forced conversion of Hindu women in Pakistan : 06/05/12

London protest :To stop forced conversion of Hindu women in Pakistan : 06/05/12

Sunday against Religious Discrimination in Pakistan to STOP FORCED CONVERSION OF HINDU SINDHI GIRLS IN PAKISTAN. You are requested to support this Protest against the Hindu persecution in Pakistan; A protest rally is to be held in London this Sunday against Religious Discrimination in Pakistan to STOP FORCED CONVERSION OF HINDU SINDHI GIRLS IN PAKISTAN. [...]

May 3, 2012 HHR News updates, Pakistan 8

Hindu temples on the road to ruin

Hindu temples on the road to ruin

About a dozen Pallipadai temples, mausoleums of Maratha kings and queens who ruled Thanjavur for 175 years, are in a shambles in the historic town. Located at Raja Ghori, the temples, built to perpetuate the glory of the rulers, today stand as symbols of neglect and decay. A classic case is the temple of Pratapa [...]

May 2, 2012 HHR News updates Comments Off on Hindu temples on the road to ruin