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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh rioters torch Buddhist temples over photo

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 05:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... between Buddhists and Muslim Rohingya in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state. Although Bangladesh, where nearly 90 per cent people are Muslims, has witnessed deadly clashes between Muslims and Hindus ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Thousands of rioters torched Buddhist temples and homes in southeastern Bangladesh on Sunday over a photo posted on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam, ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh says Rohingya were involved in attacks on Buddhist temples

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... running high in neighbouring Myanmar since June when deadly clashes erupted between Buddhists and Rohingya in western Rakhine state. Mosques and homes were razed, with scores dead on both sides. ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman and Agencies in Dhaka Bangladesh says the destruction of Buddhist temples was carried out by radical Islamists Dhaka accuses Rohingya of joining attacks Bangladesh has ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Nearly 300 held in Bangladesh for attacks on Buddhists

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 03:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh police said on Tuesday they had arrested nearly 300 people after Muslim mobs attacked temples and houses in what Buddhist leaders described ... reporters that a final tally of the damage caused by the mobs in Cox’s Bazaar had found 11 temples were torched and seven were damaged or ransacked in the district. At least 20 Buddhist houses were ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    130 missing in Rohingya boat sinking

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 09:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... wave of communal unrest sweeping Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, where violence between Rohingya and Buddhists in June left dozens dead. Since the unrest erupted, Bangladesh has been turning ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Fishermen search for bodies after Bangladesh sinking

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 08:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... have been killed and tens of thousands have fled their homes in a new wave of unrest sweeping Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, where violence between Rohingya and Buddhists in June left dozens ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh vows to protect Buddhists after attacks

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 05:12pm by Associated Press in Merunglua

    ... Associated Press in Merunglua Hundreds of Buddhists who fled their southern Bangladesh villages in the wake of attacks by Muslims started returning home on Monday amid heightened security. They had moved to safety after an overnight weekend attack in which thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims burned at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes in anger over a Facebook photo of a burned ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh rebuilds temples torched in Muslim riots

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 05:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh has started rebuilding 19 Buddhist temples vandalised by Muslim mobs in violence triggered by anger over Facebook content that defamed the Koran, ... the area, district administrator Ruhul Amin told reporters. “The army has already started work. We have sat with Buddhist community leaders to finalise the designs. The temples will be rebuilt ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Cyclone Mahasen triggers mass evacuations in Bangladesh, Myanmar

    Posted May 15th 2013, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... to handle cyclones than authorities across the border in Rakhine, where tens of thousands of Rohingya made homeless by communal unrest last year languish in flood-prone camps. Myanmar state media ...



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