The message from the worldwide group together with prime UN official, was prompted by a virtually week-long spell of communal violence focusing on the minority Hindus through the simply concluded Durga puja celebrations.
The United States has condemned current stories of attacks on the minority Hindu group in Bangladesh.
“Freedom of faith or perception is a human proper. Every individual around the globe, no matter their non secular affiliation or perception, ought to really feel protected and supported to have a good time necessary holidays,” a State Department spokesperson stated.
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“The State Department condemns the current stories of attacks on the Hindu group in Bangladesh,” the spokesman stated.
Meanwhile, Pranesh Halder, a member of the Bangladeshi Hindu group, in an announcement urged the division “to make sure that no additional hurt involves the beleaguered Hindus of Bangladesh”.
He urged US-based watchdog teams and media homes to spotlight the gravity of the violence in Bangladesh.
On Sunday, the Bangladeshi Hindu diaspora organised a protest in entrance of the Embassy of that nation right here to protest large-scale violence resulting in the destruction of Hindu houses and temples throughout Durga Puja festivities throughout Bangladesh.
“It is very horrifying to see the final remaining Hindus in Noakhali being attacked in this fashion, 75 years after Islamists demanding the creation of Pakistan, killed 12,000 Hindus and forcibly transformed 50,000 to Islam in October 1946,”stated Utsav Chakrabarti, Executive Director of HinduPACT, a US-based Hindu advocacy group.
HinduPACT stated indigenous Hindus proceed to be the goal of organised hate and discrimination in Bangladesh, a rustic the place the minority inhabitants has steadily decreased from 28 per cent in the Nineteen Forties to 9 per cent now.
“This current wave of violence confirms the hazard indigenous Hindus proceed to face. Fifty years after almost 2.8 million of them had been killed and one other 10 million of them turned destitute and made to change into refugees by the Pakistan Army in 1971, through the independence battle of Bangladesh, Hindus proceed to be focused for his or her religion,” it stated.