Showing posts with label Hindus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hindus. Show all posts

Friday, August 5, 2022

Friday, January 14, 2022

Indians take holy dip in Ganges River despite Covid tidal wave - rfi.fr

Huge crowds gather at India's Ganges river to celebrate Hindu festival

 Hundreds of thousands of Hindus are taking their annual dip in India's sacred Ganges River Friday, and over the weekend, despite soaring Covid-19 cases and stern restrictions. A similar event was partly blamed for a savage virus surge last year.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

India mob kills Muslim man for allegedly killing cow

India mob kills Muslim man for allegedly killing cow
A muslim man accused of killing a cow was beaten to death by a mob in central India, police said Sunday, the latest vigilante murder over the animal considered sacred by Hindus.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

17 more bodies of Hindu villagers uncovered in Myanmar northern state

Rakhine state
Some 17 more bodies of Hindu villagers have been uncovered in a village in Maungtaw of Myanmar's northern Rakhine state, bringing the total number of the bodies left by Aug. 25 terrorist attacks to 45, Myanmar News Agency reported Tuesday.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

New Delhi Steps Up Efforts To Protect Sacred Cows

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration is getting tougher on the illegal use of cows for consumption and export, in light of centuries of Hindu thought revering cows for their gentle, maternal nature.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Bangladesh: Hindu man hacked to death in Pabna

Unidentified attackers have hacked to death a 62-year-old Hindu monastery worker in Bangladesh, police say, the latest in a series of such attacks on religious minorities in the mainly Muslim country.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Indian Muslims Mull End to Cow Sacrifices

Some Islamic scholars and Muslim groups in India have called on Muslims to refrain from sacrificing cows this Eid al-Adha, to avoid hurting the religious sentiments of the country’s Hindu majority that considers the animal holy.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Insecurity grips minority groups in Bangladesh (video Al Jazeera)

The UN's Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion has visited Bangladesh to look into the recent murders of four writers who had been labelled atheists by conservative religious groups.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...