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    1. Hindus fall prey to post-polls violence

      [Bangladesh] Hindu people living in Khidirpara union parishad under Louhojong upazila in Munshiganj have been passing days with anxiety since Saturday’s union parishad election as supporters of an Awami League supported chairman candidate vandalised over 15 houses and threatening them with dire consequences.

      Many people of the community have already left their dwelling houses and are living at their relatives’ houses located at neighbouring places.

      Local sources said Khidirpara ...

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    2. Hindus from Bangladesh to be legal residents of India

      The Narendra Modi government has decided to issue an executive order to help religious minorities from Pakistan and Bangladesh who live in India, to get residential permits, reports NDTV.

      The decision will grant relief and a semblance of dignity to lakhs of Hindu and Sikh immigrants who are residing across the country but do not have any papers to support their residential status. For those willing to avail of the ...

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    3. HC says attack on Hindus terrorism against state

      The High Court yesterday labelled the recent attacks on Hindus in 12 districts after the January 5 election as “terrorism against the state” and ordered the police to include sedition charge in the first information reports filed against the perpetrators.

      When the matter came for hearing, the court asked the state counsel why the allegation of sedition had not been mentioned in the cases. It said the atrocities were “terrorism ...

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      Mentions: Dhaka Jessore Bogra
    4. 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 you sell your domain or leave it; time has come to leave immediately,” the letters read.

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      Mentions: Jamaat-e-Islami
    5. 'Time has come,' threat to Satkhira Hindus

      Hindu families receive anonymous letters threatening an eviction

      Time has come to leave your homes immediately, what 20 Hindu families received as a threat in anonymous letters in Satkhira Sadar on Tuesday afternoon.

      “You have been living here for a long time. Not anymore. Whether you have to sell your domain or leave it, time has come to leave it immediately,” the letters said.

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      Mentions: Satkhira
    6. Hindu widow recalls religious conversion

      [Dhaka, Bangladesh] The witness also told the tribunal that her husband had to go to the mosque five times a day after the conversion

      A martyr’s wife yesterday told the war crimes tribunal that the razakars led by accused AKM Yusuf had carried out atrocities in their village in Bagerhat and forcefully converted members of the Hindu community to Islam.

      In her deposition Ullashini Das, the 26th prosecution witness ...

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    7. Hindu home attacked over land dispute

      The house belonged to Manindra Nath Barmon, 55, an employee of Lalmonirhat branch of the Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank who has been suffering from cancer for last one year.

      Manindra’s wife Maya Rani alleged they had donated one decimal land for a link road in the area but the local goons demanded two more decimals.

      - See more at: http://www.dhakatribune.com/law-amp-rights/2014/jan/22/hindu-home-attacked-over-land-dispute#sthash.oXeyq1ja ...

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    8. Jamaat attacks Hindus in Jessore

      The sign of arson attacks were seen while visiting the affected houses

      Jamaat-Shibir activists wearing masks launched a violent attack on Hindu community in Jessore on Sunday night, allegedly for voting for boat.

      They set fire at a number of houses and looted some 107 residences of the Hindu community people at Malopara-Chapatala village under Abhaynagar upazila.

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