IDSN strongly supports the statements by our International Associates, Minority Rights Group and Human Rights Watch, condemning the deadly attacks on Dalits and other Hindu’s in Bangladesh that took place during the Durga Puja

Read the statements:

MRG condemns widespread attacks against Hindu minority in Bangladesh (Minority Rights Group)

“Since 2013 the worsening political crisis, rising extremism, and the issue of impunity and lack of enforcement of legal provisions have contributed to escalating levels of violence against minorities”

Bangladesh: Deadly Attacks on Hindu Festival (Human Rights Watch)

“Four people died when police reportedly opened fire to contain a mob and at least three more people have died amid the clashes; more than 100 are reported injured.”