» 08/14/2012, 00.00
Hindu terrorists threaten more attacks against Christians and Muslims
The new chief of the Nepal Defence Army says his group is ready to carry out more attacks against Catholic churches and place of worship. The parish priest at Kathmandu's Assumption Cathedral and a Protestant leader receive threats.
Hindu extremists threaten Nepali Christians
Hindu-dominated Nepal Defence Army on Republic Day announces new attacks. Nepali Catholic spokesperson says Nepali Catholics will not be intimidated, will continue their work.
The arrest of Hindu extremist Mainalo does not extinguish the fears of Nepali Christians
The terrorist is the head of the Nepal Defence Army behind last May’s attack on the Catholic Cathedral of Kathmandu. Fr. Robin Rai, pastor of the church hit by the bomb, thanks the government for “having done its duty. " But it warns: "This does not mean that threats and risks for Christians in the country are over”.
Hindu extremists behind attack against Nepali Congress party headquarters
The improvised explosive device blew up inside the ruling party’s headquarters. A second bomb was found and defused inside the Bagmati Zonal Office of the Department of Transport Management. The Hindu fundamentalist Nepal Defence Army, a group opposed to the country’s secularisation, is suspected.
Hindu extremists target Nepali Christians again
Three attacks are carried out between 22 and 28 November. A Christian NGO, a Protestant church and a Catholic school are the targets. A Hindu terrorist group, the Nepal Defence Army, threatens more attacks against Christians and other religious minorities.
Minorities accuse Nepalese government of favoring Hinduism
With the beginning of the feast of Tihar, ethnic minorities in the country are raising their voices against the Maoist government of Prachanda. They are criticizing the favorable treatment shown toward Hindus, accusing: "In Nepal, secularism is only a declaration of intent."
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