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Mahalchari Buddha

On 26 August 2003, Bangladesh army in league with Muslim settlers attacked the indigenous Buddhist people in Mahalchari. Bangladesh army and Muslim settlers set fire on more than 370 indigenous Buddhist houses. An indigenous Chakma man and an indigenous Chakma infant (8 months) were killed. More than 1000 indigenous Buddhist people were rendered homeless. Lemucharipara Buddhist Temple and Babupara Buddhist Temple were burnt down. Lord Buddha's images were demolished. Bangladesh army and Muslim settlers raped 10 indigenous Chakma women.


Muslim extremists hack Hindu priest to death in Manikchari

On 28 April 2002, a group of Islamic extremists attacked a Hindu temple Radha Mohan Hermitage in Manikchari sub‑district of Khagrachari. The Muslim extremists asked the priest Mr. Madan Gopal to pay a huge amount of toll or subscription to an Islamic organization. When he refused to pay the toll they hacked him to death, looted the temple, stole a golden image of Lord Krishna and desecrated the temple. The Police arrested Mohamed Sarwar Hossain for the murder. But the culprit was released without trial and punishment.


Sources:

PCJSS (Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti)
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Website: pcjss-cht.org

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