religious minorities

‘Rise in hate speech, mob violence over past year has created precarious situation for minorities’

US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Rashad Hussain travelled to Bangladesh on April 17-20. He visited the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, met government officials, civil society and youth groups in Dhaka. In a written email interview on May 5, he shared with The Daily Star the purpose of his visit and the message he left here or will communicate to Washington.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

“Response to insulting Prophet": Islamic State claims attack on Kabul Sikh temple

An attack claimed by Islamic State on a Sikh temple in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least two people and injured seven, officials said, another deadly incident in a spate of violence targeting minorities and places of worship.

May 17, 2022
May 17, 2022

‘Rise in hate speech, mob violence over past year has created precarious situation for minorities’

US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Rashad Hussain travelled to Bangladesh on April 17-20. He visited the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, met government officials, civil society and youth groups in Dhaka. In a written email interview on May 5, he shared with The Daily Star the purpose of his visit and the message he left here or will communicate to Washington.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Christian trader killed in Natore

Unknown assailants yesterday hacked to death a Christian grocer in Baraigram upazila of Natore, the latest in a series of attacks on religious minorities.

September 5, 2015
September 5, 2015

No place for attackers on religious minorities: Syed Ashraf

Awami League General Secretary Syed Ashraful Islam says there is no place for the perpetrators, who attack on religious minorities, in Bangladesh.