Bomb and gun attack against pakistani christians at Quetta church

Bomb and gun attack against pakistani christians at Quetta church

Eight kills and dozens wounded after attackers target church packed with worshippers attending a Sunday midday service. A suicide bomb and gun attack on a church in the western Pakistani city of Quetta has killed at least eight people and wounded dozens of others, hospital officials say. The attack targeted Bethel Memorial Methodist... Continua »
Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

The Rohingya are often described as “the world’s most hated minority”. Mostly 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,... Continua »
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 »