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Bangladesh: Minority communities must be protected and arsonists face justice

Headline Title:  Bangladesh: Minority communities must be protected and arsonists face justice 03 October 2012 The perpetrators of arson attacks on temples and Buddhist villages in the south of Bangladesh must be brought to justice and steps taken to ensure ethnic minorities are protected, Amnesty International said.More than 20 Buddhist temples and monasteries and at least one Hindu temple, along with scores of homes and shops, were set on fire during attacks in southern cities of Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong over the weekend and on Monday after thousands of people protested against…

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