Bangladesh Riots: Hindus under attack, Temples, homes destroyed

A fresh turmoil erupted in Bangladesh when in wake of revenge Islamic activists have attacked dozens of Hindu temples and hundreds of homes.

The revenge attacks unleashing on the minority communities reported to be started since an Islamist leader was sentenced to death for war crimes last month, source said.

The vice-president of the Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami, Delwar Hossain Sayedee was sentenced to death on February 28 for crimes including rape and murder committed during the 1971 independence conflict.

Angry Islamist has triggered the worst violence since independence, source said, 85 people have so far dead in the turmoil, 47 temples and at least 700 Hindu houses tourched.

It has been said that Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir are behind this violence against hindus. Jamaat has denied any role in the attacks, and claimed that Hindu supporters of the ruling Awami League party are responsible for the unrest.

More blames are also trigger on government to take the matter lightly, failing to protect and prevent Hindus from such violence.

Reports added that, Amnesty International has appealed to the government to take strict action against accused and provide protection to Hindus.


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