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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

Pakistan — the Problem, not the Symptom

Pakistan — the Problem, not the Symptom

The impending 2014 American withdrawal from its Afghan quagmire is beginning to impact on India in many ways, most manifest of which was the latest episode of Pakistani jihadi violence at the Balnoi sector in the Poonch region along the Line of Control (LOC). Gruesome as it is, the sneak killings of our soldiers Sudhakar [...]

January 21, 2013 Jaganniwas Iyer World Focus 0