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Attacked with sharp weapons, houses destroyed, shops looted: Hindus flee their homes as atrocities on minorities continue after Bangladesh elections

On Saturday (20th January), the Bangladesh Puja Udjapan Parishad formed a human chain in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka, demanding a complete cessation of the post-poll communal attacks against the Hindu community in Bangladesh.

Riots, gang rapes, razing of temples and more: How Islamists wreaked havoc on Hindus of Bangladesh during the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

An estimated 2400 Hindu women were gang raped, and 3500 temples were destroyed by frenzied Muslim mobs in Bangladesh. An estimated 700 Hindus were killed in the carnage.

Bangladesh: Masked man sets 150-year-old Buddhist monastery on fire, ruling Hasina govt accuses Opposition BNP of orchestrating the attack

The fire that broke out at the 150-year-old monastery completely gutted the stairs. It must be mentioned that the holy shrine is sacred to the Rakhine community of Cheranghata.

Bangladesh: Islamists grab 8 acres of land belonging to Hindu family, assault and threaten them, police take no action

The victims, identified as Rathindra Nath Roy and his wife Sushila Rani, had filed a complaint with the local police but no action has been taken in this regard.

Bangladesh: Hindus stage protest after 10 idols vandalised in 3 temples in Faridpur, one miscreant arrested

On 7th December, members of the Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council staged a demonstration at Alfadanga Chowrastra, demanding rapid action against those involved in idol vandalism.

Appears as if we are waiting for provocation: Pakistani YouTuber questions trigger happy mindset of Muslims on blasphemy allegations

"We want space everywhere but are reluctant to give others (religious minotiries) the same space in Pakistan," Junaid Akram said.

Reimposed ‘Jizya’ tax, forced Hindus to recite Quran verses: Revisiting Mughal tyrant Aurangzeb’s deep-seated hate for Hindus

The Hindus, who had somehow accustomed themselves to living with the Mughals during their early rule, were in for a rude shock when the dominion passed to Aurangzeb, a fanatic of Islam.

36 Christians killed by ISIS-backed terror organisation in Congo: Reports

The US government has recently offered a reward of up to $5 million for any information that could lead to the capture of the ADF leader, Seka Musa Baluku.

Bangladesh: Islamists attack Ahmadiyya community, torch houses, vandalise properties. Here is what we know so far

Shops and goods belonging to Ahmadiyyas were also destroyed. Two journalists, Kamruzzaman Tutul (SA TV’s Panchagarh Correspondent) and Shamsuddin Chowdhury Kalam (Daily Karatoa) were also injured during the attack.

Bangladesh: Hindu teacher suspended after being accused of blasphemy by Muslim students. Here is what we know so far

"They quoted me out of context. I cannot understand why did they do it to me," the Hindu teacher told BDNews24.

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