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Bangladesh: Buddhist leader killed in Bandarban

by Sanjoy Kumar Barua, The Daily Star, July 2, 2016

Dhakka, Bangladesh -- A Buddhist farmer was hacked to death in Bandarban on Thursday night, less than two months after a Buddhist monk was killed in the district in a similar fashion.


Buddhist monks serve iftar for Muslims in Bangladesh

by Mahmud Hossain Opu, Aljazeera, 25 Jun 2016

Monastery has been serving iftar meals to underprivileged Muslims during Ramadan for the past six years.
Dhaka, Bangladesh
-- Every day during Ramadan, hundreds of Muslim men, women and children queue in front of a Buddhist monastery in the Bangladeshi capital to receive iftar, the food with which Muslims break their fast at sunset during the holy month.


Buddha Purnima today

The Daily Star, May 21, 2016

Dhaka, Bangladesh -- Buddha Purnima, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhist community, will be observed today in Dhaka and elsewhere across the country.


Buddhist monk aged 75 hacked to death in isolated temple where he lived alone

By Anthony Bond, The Mirror, 14 May 2016

Naikkhangchhari, Bangladesh -- The body of Mongsowe U Chak was found at the temple in Naikkhangchhari village, Bangladesh


Two remanded over Buddhist monk killing

The Daily Star, May 17, 2016

Bandarban, Bangladesh -- A Bandarban court yesterday placed three men on ten days remand in the case of a Buddhist monk killing in remote Naikkhangchhari upazila of Bandarban.


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