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Indian presence to mark Dhaka's papal program

The pope was not invited to Hindu-majority India amid perceived political sensitivities.
Posted on November 30, 2017, 7:15 PM
When Pope Francis celebrates Mass on Dec. 1 in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, there will be a substantial attendance of Catholic cardinals and bishops from neighbouring India.The pope was not invited to Hindu-majority India amid perceived political sensitivities.

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Rivers of blood flow down Dhaka streets as Eid animal sacrifices stain Bangladesh roads red

Rivers of blood flow down Dhaka streets as Eid animal sacrifices stain Bangladesh roads red
19:27, 14 SEP 2016 UPDATED 23:36, 14 SEP 2016
BY JON DEAN
WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES Police in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka had allowed the traditional slaughter to take place in certain designated areas of the city
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Police in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka had allowed the traditional slaughter to take place in certain designated areas of the city.However heavy downpours made many of the spots impossible to use.
The blood from the slaughtered liverstock, killed by some Muslims to mark Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice, mixed with the flood water - as can be seen in these dramatic pictures.During the celebration, goats, sheep or cows are killed to commemorate Prophet Ibrahim's test of faith.

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Ramadan in Bangladesh: Muslims hack Hindu priest to death at temple

JUNE 30, 2016 10:38 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER

“He was preparing morning prayers with flowers at the temple early in the morning and that time three young people came by a motor bike and killed him with machetes and fled away,” secure in the knowledge that they had pleased their bloodthirsty god.“Hindu priest hacked to death in Bangladesh,” Reuters, July 1, 2016:

DHAKA – A Hindu priest was hacked to death on Friday at a temple in Bangladesh, police and senior administrative officials said….Shaymanonda Das 45 was hacked to death in front of a temple in Jhinaidah district headquarter, 300 kms (188 miles) south west from the capital Dhaka.“He was preparing morning prayers with flowers at the temple early in the morning and that time three young people came by a motor bike and killed him with machetes and fled away,” said Mahbubur Rahman, the chief of Jhenaidah district administration.

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Amnesty fears attacks on Bangladesh Hindus

Dhaka, Dec 13, 2013,
Bangladeshi activists celebrate as they attend a torch rally in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Bangladesh's Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday for the execution of opposition Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Mollah convicted of war crimes, rejecting a last-minute appeal in a case that threatens to spark fresh violence ahead of national elections next month. Mollah, 65, was convicted of war crimes committed during the nation's war of independence against Pakistan in 1971. AP Photo.

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