Bangladesh

Christians, Other Religious Minority Groups Protest the Establishment of Islam as Bangladesh's State Religion

Christians, Other Religious Minority Groups Protest the Establishment of Islam as Bangladesh's State Religion

Christians and other religious minority groups participated in the annual "Black Day" protest against the 1988 constitutional amendments that establish Islam as Bangladesh's official state religion.

Bangladesh: Thousands of Muslims Converting to Christianity Despite Persecution

Bangladesh: Thousands of Muslims Converting to Christianity Despite Persecution
Despite persecution, more and more Muslims are converting to Christianity in Bangladesh, a Muslim-dominated country.

Bangladesh: 2,000 Christians Pray for Peace amidst Turmoil

Bangladesh: 2,000 Christians Pray for Peace amidst Turmoil
Christians in Bangladesh have come together for an ecumenical prayer service to pray for peace in a country beset by extremist violence.

Bangladesh’s Deadly Attacks Terrify its Religious Minorities

Bangladesh’s Deadly Attacks Terrify its Religious Minorities
The killings of two Hindus, one Christian and the wife of an anti-terror official in Muslim-majority Bangladesh last week have left members of minority religious communities afraid for their lives.

Bangladeshi Law Student Attacked with Machetes and Shot for Speaking out against Islam

Bangladeshi Law Student Attacked with Machetes and Shot for Speaking out against Islam
Islamist militants are suspected of hacking to death a blogger and Bangladeshi law student this week.

Bangladesh Considers Abandoning Official State Religion of Islam after Violence Escalates

Bangladesh Considers Abandoning Official State Religion of Islam after Violence Escalates
The country of Bangladesh will hear petitions this weekend in favor of designating the country as a secular state rather than an Islamic one.

Bangladeshi Christians Accused of Witchcraft are Nearly Burned Alive

Bangladeshi Christians Accused of Witchcraft are Nearly Burned Alive
Four Christian families narrowly escaped being burned alive in their Bangladesh homes after being accused of witchcraft.

Pastor Attacked in Bangladesh by Muslims Who Claimed to be Interested in His Faith

Pastor Attacked in Bangladesh by Muslims Who Claimed to be Interested in His Faith
A Bangladeshi pastor has been attacked by Muslim extremists who claimed they wanted to hear about his faith.
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