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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

Not Bengalis, Hindus were Pakistani targets in 1971 Bangladesh War, claims new book

Not Bengalis, Hindus were Pakistani targets in 1971 Bangladesh War, claims new book

Gary J Bass’s ‘The Blood Telegram’ details the genocide carried out ahead of the war. Ahead of Bangladesh’s liberation in 1971, the Pakistani Army systematically committed genocide” of the Hindu community in the then East Pakistan and the Nixon Administration kept a blind eye to it, a new book says. While the Indian Government was [...]

October 26, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights, Bangladesh, World Focus 0