Friday 09th December 2016,
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Bangladesh

3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

3,307 houses, 1,104 temples of minorities damaged in 4 years

Minority communities’ 3,307 houses and businesses and 1,104 temples and idols were damaged in the country in last four years, show media and rights groups’ reports. Rights groups blamed influential land grabbers for the attacks on houses, businesses, community and family temples and even thatched dwellings of the minority groups, both religious and ethnic. The [...]

November 18, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh, News updates 0

Lakshmi idol recovered from mosque in Bangladesh, another temple torched

Lakshmi idol recovered from mosque in Bangladesh, another temple torched

The idol of Hindu Goddess Lakshmi, stolen from a vandalised temple, was found in a mosque in Bangladesh’s Nasirnagar, six days after communal violence rocked Brahmanbaria district, even as a Muslim youth was caught torching a Kali temple in another area on Saturday, media reports said Police arrested Sumon Islam, after he torched the Satpai [...]

November 6, 2016 HHR Archives 0

BBC’s Hindu Bashing report on ‘Caste’

BBC’s Hindu Bashing report on ‘Caste’

At 7:10am BBC Radio 4 broadcasts the religious affairs programme ‘Sunday’, appropriately named because that is the day on which it is aired. Now in this programme we have this delightful installment: “The National Council of Churches in India will hold a day of protest next week against the country’s discriminatory caste system. It follows [...]

August 8, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Hindu Phobics 0

Video : Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh

Video : Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh

  A Hindu temple worker has been killed by three men on a motorcycle, local police have said, the latest of dozens of brutal attacks in Bangladesh.Shaymanonda Das was preparing for morning prayers at a temple in the south-western district of Jhenaidah when he was attacked.Police said he was hacked on the neck several times [...]

July 2, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh faces a heritage crisis

Bangladesh faces a heritage crisis

You can’t choose your neighbours. But India is a unique country, which created its own neighbour. In December 1971, the Indian Army marched into East Pakistan. The Pakistan Army was massacring, raping and looting, mainly Bengali Hindus, who at that time numbered around a crore. The result of the war was the formation of Bangladesh. [...]

June 19, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Hindu monastery worker hacked to death in Bangladesh

Hindu monastery worker hacked to death in Bangladesh

A Hindu monastery worker has been hacked to death in Bangladesh, police said, the latest in a string of attacks on secular and minority targets. Nityaranjan Pande, who was in his 60s, died on the spot after several people attacked him early on Friday, AFP news agency said citing police. His murder comes after the [...]

June 10, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

Bangladesh Hindu priest murdered by suspected Islamists

Bangladesh Hindu priest murdered by suspected Islamists

 A 70-year-old Hindu priest was found murdered in western Bangladesh n Monday, with his head nearly severed from his body, in the latest in a series of attacks on minorities by suspected Islamists. Farmers discovered the body of Ananda Gopal Ganguly near his home in the village of Noldanga in Jhenidah district after he had [...]

June 7, 2016 HHR Bangladesh, World Focus 0

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

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