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Bangladesh: Muslim students brutally thrash Hindu boy over ‘blasphemy’, victim in critical state

It was alleged that Utsab initially posted a 'derogatory message' against Prophet Muhammad in a social media group and then deleted it later.

Is Bangladesh becoming new Pakistan? Hindu girl sentenced to 5 years in jail over accusation of ‘blasphemy’

OpIndia reported in 2020 that the Hindu woman had gone missing after being accused of 'hurting religious sentiments.' Islamists had alleged that Sarkar made derogatory remarks against Islam and the Prophet Muhammad.

Persecution of minorities continues in Bangladesh, Hindu man charged with ‘blasphemy’ for sharing song about Lalon ‘Fakir’

Sanjoy Rakhit was arrested from his residence under Section 54 of The Code of Criminal Procedure in Bangladesh, which allows for arrest without a warrant.

Siege of Bangladesh’s ancient Kantajew Temple, built by Maharaja Pran Nath: How Illegal construction of mosque on the Temple land has only been paused,...

The historic Kantajew Temple has been a pilgrimage site for hundreds and thousands of Hindus from Bangladesh and abroad.  

Bangladesh: Islamists lay foundation of mosque on the land of historic Kantajew temple, had previously tried to encroach upon Chrandranath Mandir

According to temple committee officials, the local Muslims have prepared fake documents from the office of the District Commissioner to stake a claim on the Hindu land.

Bangladesh: Mob led by Sohail attacks Hindu man for keeping his shop open during Ramazan, victim injured with sharp weapon

From the start of Ramzan, Rajiv Kumar Dey was asked to pay chada (money) by Sohail Hassan and his men but he refused to give in to their demands.

The battle for Chandranath: How Hindus of Bangladesh are trying to save their Shaktipeeth from Islamists

The matter reached a crescendo in December 2023 when an Islamist named Raihan Riad organised a 'Beef Barbecue party' at the Hindu pilgrimage destination.

25 Hindu families from Bangladesh seeking refuge in West Bengal after poll violence: Report

Around 25 families, totalling 100 individuals, have reportedly crossed over from Bangladesh into West Bengal owing to poll violence there.

Bangladesh: Hindu priest murdered in Gopalganj, temple looted but no arrests so far

A preliminary investigation into the matter suggested that Hashilata Biswas was killed during the theft.

Bangladesh: Luftar and Mahmud forcibly occupy ancestral land of Hindu family, build boundary wall flouting court and local arbitration

Lutfar Khan and Mahmud Khan bypassed the court proceedings and began constructing a boundary wall on the Hindi family's land on Sunday (16th February).

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