Friday 09th December 2016,
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Nasirnagar communal attack: 3 police reports in a month, nothing on the motive

Nasirnagar communal attack: 3 police reports in a month, nothing on the motive

Public hype over the Facebook post, which was fuelled by aggressive comments by local leaders, led to the violent attacks on Hindus It has been a month since the attacks on the Hindu community in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district, but police have yet to learn the exact motive behind the post of the controversial image [...]

December 1, 2016 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 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

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 : 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

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

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 0

Trial of attackers of Hindu temples, houses demanded

Trial of attackers of Hindu temples, houses demanded

Minority rights activists demanded exemplary punishment to those involved in the vandalism of Hindu temples and houses across the country.They made the demand from a sit-in staged in front of the Jatiya Press Club Friday, protesting the recent vandalism of historic Swamibagh Temple in the capital. The programme was jointly organised by National Hindu Mohajote, [...]

July 4, 2014 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0