Buddhists reach out to Myanmar embassy

The Daily Star, September 11, 2017

Dhakka, Bangladesh -- Buddhist community in Bangladesh yesterday submitted a memorandum to the Myanmar embassy in the capital, demanding that the Myanmar government stop the persecution of Rohingyas and solve the issue peacefully.

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Buddhist monastery in Bangladesh hosts iftar meals for Muslims

Dhaka Tribune, 2 Jun, 2017

Dhaka, Bangladesh --  The Buddhist temple Dhammarajika Monastery provides iftar to the poor and hungry Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan

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Kathin Chibar Dan: Robe offering festival to preserve Buddhist tradition in Chitagong Hill Tracts (CHT)

The Daily Star, Nov 10, 2016

Dhaka, Bangladesh -- Kathin Chibar (robe) Dan, the biggest religious festival of the Buddhist people in Chitagong Hill Tracts (CHT), started yesterday at Rajban Bihar of the Chakma king in the town with great enthusiasm and festivity.

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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.

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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.

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