Showing posts with label Bangladesh. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bangladesh. Show all posts

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Bangladesh to Build Hundreds of Mosques with Saudi Cash

Bangladesh has approved a project to build hundreds of mosques with almost US$1 billion (S$1.39 billion) from Saudi Arabia, an official said Wednesday, worrying minorities who fear they could be used to spread Wahhabism.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Bangladesh executes Islamist party leader Mir Quasem Ali for war crimes

Bangladesh on Saturday executed another top leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, Mir Quasem Ali, for war crimes committed during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Bangladesh: Hindu man hacked to death in Pabna

Unidentified attackers have hacked to death a 62-year-old Hindu monastery worker in Bangladesh, police say, the latest in a series of such attacks on religious minorities in the mainly Muslim country.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Insecurity grips minority groups in Bangladesh (video Al Jazeera)

The UN's Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion has visited Bangladesh to look into the recent murders of four writers who had been labelled atheists by conservative religious groups.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.