A Bangladeshi view of ’47 partition

A Bangladeshi view of ’47 partition

In Bangladesh, 1947 is a distant memory, forgotten by most as if it were ancestral prehistory, erased by the bloody 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. It was June 16, 1971 when soldiers from the Pakistan army rounded up all the Hindu men in Jogisu village in the Rajshahi district, about... Continua »
In Bangladesh, Christians stand up for ethnic minorities

In Bangladesh, Christians stand up for ethnic minorities

The Christians in Bangladesh are speaking up for the rights of the country’s ethnic minorities, bemoaning the fact that ethnic and religious minorities are not even mentioned in the nation’s constitution. Archbishop Moses Costa of Chittagong told international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) that “the government... Continua »
Trinidad for Caliphate! (part 2)

Trinidad for Caliphate! (part 2)

We have already addressed extensively the issue of the Islamic radicalization of Trinidad and Tobago, in the by now classic article: “Trinidad for Caliphate!” We now want to return briefly to the issue, because we can not forget about this plague. The Caribbean state of Trinidad and Tobago is traditionally... Continua »
Indigenous children of Bangladesh at risk of forced religious conversion

Indigenous children of Bangladesh at risk of forced religious conversion

There is an alarming presence of forced religious conversion of indigenous children at the hands of radical Islamists in Bandarban. Muslim fanatics seduce underprivileged families with scopes of a better education and lifestyle for their children, and forcefully convert the children in madrasas in Dhaka without their parents’ knowledge. Over... Continua »
Rohingya: Chased from Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh and anywhere

Rohingya: Chased from Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh and anywhere

Ethnic Bengalis of Muslim faith, the Rohingyas live in the western region of Myanmar bordering the mother land Bangladesh as well as the hilly area of the Chittagong Hill Tract, where normally they deal with drugs smuggling, theft, robbery, racketeering and rapes of young (male and female). The main community... Continua »