» 11/28/2016, 09.22
Gazipur, Catholic church burgled. Fear among the faithful
Twenty thieves broke in overnight on Saturday, November 26 and tied up the guards and pastor. The latter was threatened with death and had to reveal where the valuables were. In the past three years, six similar robberies of church property, and two burglaries at a convent.
12/02/2016 12:03:00 BANGLADESH
Bangladesh, another robbery of Catholic nuns: "It is not an isolated incident"
A dozen people have raid clinic run by religious, threatening them and stealing phones, cash and gold chains. Resident Muslims and Catholics, warned by the pastor, captured two thieves. The episode takes place four days after a similar attack in another province. Secretary of Justice and Peace: "These attacks are premeditated and intended to harm our Christian community."
08/02/2016 15:21:00 BANGLADESH
Bangladesh, Catholic nuns robbed and beaten in the night
A group of about 20 people attacked the Karpashdanga church and a convent of the catechists of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The related security guards and held at gunpoint. A religious refuses to hand over the money - in the house to pay a bricklaying - and is slapped with violence. Christian activist: "alarming signal, the sisters have always been very respected in the country."
Dhaka, Christian student killed for less than a dollar
A gang of thugs attacked Rema Amit, 26, and a friend who was in his company. The spoils of harvest is a phone and 70 cents. Police have already identified and arrested the members of the group.
26/05/2017 10:16:00 BANGLADESH
Dhaka removes statue of Justice. Catholics worried about the fate of Christian statues
The sculpture of the Lady of Justice was considered pagan and bearer of secular values. She was facing the supreme court. The statute had drawn criticism from radical Islamic groups and terrorists. University students contest the removal.
04/07/2017 14:18:00 BANGLADESH
Boiler explodes in a Gazipur garment textile factory: at least 11 dead
The flames spread on the ground floor of the Multifabs plant. The company supplies retailers in many Western countries. The owner will pay for the medical costs of the injured and will offer work to the relatives of the victims.
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