Saturday, March 2, 2024

Probe panel submits report on Ramu riot

The judicial inquiry committee has recommended controlling facebook, twitter and other social communication sites so that it could avoid any untoward incidents like Ramu violence in future. In its report, the probe body also mentioned 298 names as responsible for the Ramu violence. The recommendations were made at a judicial probe committee report that was

Heritage, treasures all burnt

Sectarian violence at Ramu Heritage, treasures all burnt Buddha relics, several hundred statues of the Buddha, hundreds of ancient manuscripts and religious scriptures, mostly dating back to the 11th to the 12th century and about 5,000 copies of the Tripitaka in different languages were either burnt or looted during sectarian attack by the Muslims on ... Read more

Couldn’t happen without intelligence knowledge

Attack on Buddhists Couldn’t happen without intelligence knowledge Says NHRC chief Head of National Human Rights Commission Prof Mizanur Rahman yesterday said the attack on Buddhists in Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong was pre-planned and could not take place without prior knowledge of the intelligence agencies. “The government must investigate the incident, as the violent attack ... Read more

‘Please save my future generation’

The Buddha statues made of gold are lost forever. The intrinsic designs of Khadi wood are lost in the inferno. The Tripitak is lost too. But for Shreemad Satyapriya Mohathero, who had just turned 83, the loss and pain are even greater. He has lost all faith in his knowledge and reading of humanity. “Even ... Read more

Citizens, political parties condemn Ramu violence

Saturday night’s attacks on Buddhist neighbourhoods across Ramu, Ukhia and Teknaf in Cox’s Bazaar and the subsequent spread of the violence in Patiya of Chittagong continued to draw nationwide condemnation from eminent personalities as well as political parties on Monday. Nine eminent personalities in a statement expressed concerns over the sectarian