Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Photo credit: Wiki Commons.
South Asia

Bangladesh mass mosque-building programme condemned

Christians and other religions minorities have spoken outhave spoken out against a US $1 billion mosque-building programme launched by the Bangladesh government. Authorities plan to build 560 “model mosques” across the country. Speaking at the inauguration of the project, Bangladesh’s Prime Minister claimed the programme will “combat extremism” because the […]