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News Bangladesh » Religion: Bangladesh: Scrap Draconian Elements of Digital Security Act

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/22/bangladesh-scrap-draconian-elements-digital-security-act
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

A prohibition on speech that hurts someone’s religious feelings, reinforced by criminal penalties, cannot be justified as a necessary and proportionate restriction on speech. “The Digital Security Act is utterly inconsistent with Bangladesh’s ...

News Bangladesh » Religion: Pres. Rouhani congratulates Bangladesh president re-election

News channel or source: http://www.irna.ir/en/News/82842396
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

In his message which was released on Saturday, Rouhani referred to cultural and religious commonalities between two countries, expressing hope for Iran and Bangladesh to develop all-out relations in line with mutual interests. He also wished success and ...

News Bangladesh » Religion: Army Chief Bipin Rawat's Comment "Not Political Or Religious", Say Sources Amid Row

News channel or source: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/influx-from-bangladesh-is-proxy-war-by-pakistan-with-china-help-army-chief-bipin-rawat-1815748
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

At a seminar on Wednesday, General Rawat also warned against the influx of people from Bangladesh, calling it proxy war by Pakistan with help from China. Sources in the Army say there is "nothing political or religious" in what General Rawat said.

News Bangladesh » Religion: GLOBAL FAITHS: Every nation has a favored religion or para-religion

News channel or source: http://www.goshennews.com/news/lifestyles/global-faiths-every-nation-has-a-favored-religion-or-para/article_795d6ead-fafc-5f88-ac02-e9fc26154e65.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Of these approximately 80 countries, 27 name Islam in their constitution as the state religion. Most of these countries lie in a geographical band across North Africa to Pakistan, but also including Bangladesh, Malaysia and Indonesia. Three countries in ...

News Bangladesh » Religion: Amnesty International: Freedoms under threat in Bangladesh

News channel or source: http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/2018/02/23/amnesty-international-freedoms-under-threat-in-bangladesh/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“South Asia remains one of the most dangerous regions to be a member of a religious minority. Muslims in India and Sri Lanka, Shi’as in Pakistan and Afghanistan, and Hindus in Bangladesh have all come under attack over the past year. In each ...

News Bangladesh » Religion: ‘Intolerance in India affects Bangladesh’

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/intolerance-in-india-affects-bangladesh/article22802021.ece
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Religious intolerance in India affects Bangladesh, said Hasanul Haq Inu, the country’s Minister of Information, on Monday. “Bangladesh and India are unique as the (largest) minority community of India is the majority community of Bangladesh and ...

News Bangladesh » Religion: Pre. Rouhani felicitates Bangladeshi counterpart on re-election

News channel or source: https://en.mehrnews.com/news/132392/Pre-Rouhani-felicitates-Bangladeshi-counterpart-on-re-election
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Wishing for expansion of bilateral ties in the new term of President Abdul Hamid, President Rouhani referred to religious and cultural commonalities shared by the two nations of Iran and Bangladesh. Mr. Rouhani also highlights the potentials and the ...

News Bangladesh » Religion: Pope, Bangladesh Prime Minister discuss Rohingya crisis at Vatican

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pope-bangladesh-prime-minister-discuss-rohingya-crisis-at-vatican-87489
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

as well as the State's efforts in promoting peaceful relations among different religious communities. They also focused on the need to defend minorities and refugees. To this end, appreciation was voiced to the Bangladeshi government for welcoming Rohingya ...

News Bangladesh » Religion: Bengalis Need To Know That Language Does Not Bridge Religious Divide

News channel or source: https://swarajyamag.com/politics/bengalis-need-to-know-that-language-does-not-bridge-religious-divide
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

It is religion, and not language, that is primary in Bangladesh, as it is in all Muslim-majority countries in the world. To deny this and claim that Bangladesh’s primary identity is that of a Bengali nation would be living in a fool’s paradise.

News Bangladesh » Religion: ‘No bigger insult than being called Bangladeshi when you are a citizen of India,’ says AIUDF chief

News channel or source: https://scroll.in/article/869692/no-bigger-insult-than-being-called-bangladeshi-when-you-are-a-citizen-of-india-says-aiudf-chief
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

“If the security says immigration [from Bangladesh] is happening ... A perfume magnate with a reputation for religious learning and acts of charity, Ajmal had converted his personal clout to political advantage in the districts of Lower Assam.