Violence Against Hindu Caused the Death of Two People
Bangladesh and Human Rights Researcher
Global Human Rights Defence
Due to the Hindu religious celebration, tensions rose around the whole country on the 16th of October. Hindu communities have been attacked by Muslims despite the total consensus of the government to celebrate Durga Puja. After the violence occurred on Friday, the police found the body of an executive member of a Hindu temple, who had been stabbed, and the body of a man belonging to the Hindu community. The police are currently investigating to find the murderer, while Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, assured the complete commitment of the government to provide justice for the Hindu community.
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