January 20, 2022 09:35 (IST)
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Backlash: Hindu, Buddhist, Christian communities resort to mass hunger strikes, protests in Bangladesh

Dhaka/UNI: Mass hunger strikes and demonstrations were held in north western part of Bangladesh on Saturday against recent violent communal attacks, temple vandalism, house looting, arson and killings taking place across the country.

US condemns attacks on Hindu Durga Puja pandals, temples in Bangladesh

Dhaka/Washington: The United States on Wednesday condemned the recent violence in Bangladesh where Hindu temples and pandals were attacked by unknown men and urged authorities to 'investigate' the matter.

Afghan Hindus, Sikhs meet Taliban-appointed Kabul Mayor, urge for upkeep of gurdwara

Kabul/UNI: A group of Afghan Hindus and Sikhs on Thursday met Hamdullah Nomani, the Taliban-appointed Kabul Mayor and head of the Kabul municipality commission, to discuss issues related to the city and also about upkeep of the gurdwara in Kabul.

Pakistan: 1000 girls and boys converted to Isam every year, claims report

Islamabad:  Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has released a report where it showed around 1,000 girls and boys are converted to Islam every year, showing the dark moments minorities are facing in the country.

Pakistan’s apex court comes to rescue of Hindus; saves dharmsala from demolition

Pakistan Supreme Court has issued an order staying all demolition activities at an almost 90-year-old dharmsala, a community place of minority Hindus, in the port city of Karachi in Sindh province. The court also ordered the Karachi commissioner to take over the possession of the premises.

Nepal: Locals demonstrate outside Pakistan embassy over destruction of Hindu temple, persecution of minorities

Kathmandu: Nepali citizens recently demonstrated outside the Pakistani embassy in Kathmandu against the recent destruction of Hindu shrines in Pakistan and the persecution of minorities.

Pakistani schools teach children about hating Hindus, Jews: Baloch activist tells UN

Geneva: Munir Mengal, the president of Baloch Voice Association, has alerted the United Nations that schools in Pakistan teach about hatred against Hindus and Jews to the students. 

Pakistan's 23% non-Muslim population during Partition is now 3%: Ex-advisor to Pak Prime Minister

London:  A former advisor to a Pakistan Prime Minister said the non-Muslim population in the country has dwindled to a meagre three percent now from 23 percent during the Partiton of united India.

Pakistan minorities, including PoK residents, allege ill-treatment from Imran govt amid COVID-19 outbreak

Lahore/IBNS: The COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Pakistan and even in such a situation of a humanitarian crisis discrimination allegations surface daily. It seems that the Imran Khan government is following a different policy for minorities and those in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Pak politicians slam Punjab minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan for commenting against Hindus

Islamabad, Mar 5 (IBNS): Pakistan's ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) criticised Punjab information and culture minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan for his remarks against the Hindu community.

Hindus are most educated religious community in US: Report

Washington, Jan 10 (IBNS): A recent report has stated Hindus are the most educated religious community on the basis of their college degrees in the US, media reports said.