Written by: ICC (International Christian Concern)
Article source: www.persecution.org
At a gathering organized by the Bangladesh Hindu-Buddhist-Christian Welfare Front in Bangladesh recently, the head of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) made strong statements about religious freedom in his country.
He remarked that the government, headed by the ruling Bangladesh Awami League, had failed to protect religious minorities. He highlighted that in addition to the troubles confronting Hindu and Buddhist communities, the lands and homes of defenseless Christians have faced attacks.
The BNP leader pointed out that while the government has tried to speak out against communalism, which drives the various communities of the country to harass and attack one another, it has failed to follow through with action. “In order to restore the people’s voting rights, protect human rights, establish peace in this country, we should uproot all the seeds of communalism in this country,” he said.
Date published: 18/06/2022
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