Freedom of religion is sacrosanct: US Embassy in Dhaka
The US Embassy in Dhaka issued a statement on recent communal violence in the country and expressed condolences to the families of the victims.
In the statement, the US embassy said, "Freedom of religion is sacrosanct. Everyone must remain steadfast in opposing targeted violence and orchestrated hate, and work to ensure all are able to attend a religious service or celebration without fear of violence because of their faith."
"The United States stands with Bangladeshis of all beliefs calling to preserve diversity, unity, and mutual respect," the statement said.