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1971 ‘Jihad’: Print ads from West Pakistan

1971 ‘Jihad’: Print ads from West Pakistan

Flashback to a darker time through print ads that ran December 14-18 1971 in the Dawn newspaper. Estimates say 2.4 million Hindus killed in 1971 – where was the world then ? “As the Pakistan army moved out into the countryside to “crush the Awami League,” all evidence-including the simple fact that the bulk of [...]

December 16, 2014 HHR World Focus 0

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

Video : Hindus and Buddhist victims face religious hate in Bangladesh

Video : Hindus and Buddhist victims face religious hate in Bangladesh

The Rise of attacks against Hindus and Buddhists by Islamic Fundamentalists in Bangladesh [...]

January 8, 2014 HHR Bangladesh, HHR Videos 0

Hindus of Bangladesh – Crisis of Existence

Hindus of Bangladesh – Crisis of Existence

The party of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, father of the nation,, now led by his daughter Sheikh Hasina, and its allies won close to 80 per cent of the seats in December 2008. “If one is looking for a single sentence to sum up the significance of the 9th parliamentary elections in Bangladesh, it should [...]

January 7, 2014 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh : BNP, Jamaat attack Hindus

Bangladesh : BNP, Jamaat attack Hindus

BNP-Jamaat activists vandalised and looted 130 houses and torched 10 others at a Hindu village in Abhaynagar upazila of Jessore tonight hours after the end of voting in 10th parliamentary polls. The mayhem started as two men — Biswanath Sarkar and Shyamol Sarkar — of Chapatola Malopara village, went to the Chapatola Aliya Madrasa polling [...]

January 6, 2014 HHR Bangladesh 0

Pakistan’s State of Denial

Pakistan’s State of Denial

DHAKA, Bangladesh — It was a Pakistani journalist, Anthony Mascarenhas, who gave the world the first detailed account of Bangladesh’s war of independence. In April 1971, soon after the army of Pakistan started suppressing the secessionist movement in what was then still the eastern part of the country, it invited Mr. Mascarenhas to report on [...]

December 27, 2013 HHR World Focus 0

The Bastard Child: 1971 Genocide in Bangladesh

The Bastard Child: 1971 Genocide in Bangladesh

Theatrical Trailer for upcoming movie The Bastard Child A genocide; neglected! The first use of rape as a weapon of war; undocumented! The lives of millions; unaccounted! The culprits; unpunished! A Film By Mrityunjay Devvrat starring Farooque Shaikh, Victor Banerjee, Pavan Malhotra, Indraniel Sengupta, Raima Sen, Tillotama Shome, Riddhi Sen, Rucha Inamdar and Shatrunjay D [...]

December 26, 2013 HHR HHR Videos 0