String of attacks rattles Bangladesh`s Hindus

Activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party and fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami were blamed for attacks on the Hindus, who were accused of backing the Awami League which won the January 5 polls.

Bangladeshi Hindus under attack, temples destroyed

The revenge attacks on Hindus that began after a top Islamist leader was sentenced to death for war crimes continue unabated in Bangladesh with the government appearing to be in position to contain the violence.

Marriage registration optional for Bangladeshi Hindus

The Bangladesh Cabinet approved a draft of the Hindu Marriage Registration Act 2012, which makes the registration of marriage optional and not mandatory for the community.