Weekly Hindu Persecution Digest: 15 February- 22 February 2015
1. Hindu temple vandalised in Washington with hate message
Report: A Hindu temple has been vandalized with hate message and swastika spray-painted on its wall in the state of Washington in the United States, the latest incident that has shocked the community ahead of the Maha Shivaratri festival. The incident happened when unidentified miscreants sprayed swastika and painted “Get Out” on one of the walls of the temple in the Seattle Metropolitan area. It is one of the largest Hindu temples in the entire North West.
2. One more BJP activist succumb to CPM terror in Kannur
Report: KK Rajan BJP activist of Upper Cheekkad, Koonthaloor, Udayagiri, suffered injuries as CPM thugs pelted stones at the jeep in which he was returning home after attending the Janasakthi rally organised by the BJP in Payyanur on the ‘balidan diwas’ of K T Jayakrishnan Master. Unfortunately he could not survive the injuries.
3. Kerala can’t have any more Memorials as it hurts Islamic tenets
Report: Islamic fundamentalists in Kerala are opposing the construction of the memorials of famed poets Edasseri Nair and Madhavikutty since in their words “setting up an edifice in commemoration is against the tenets of their religion.” Members of the Sahithya Academy and eminent cultural leaders are said to be in stoic silence over the matter, for fear of rejection. Sources have indicated that the same set of fundamentalists who desecrated the bust of OV Vijayan is behind the fiasco of denying a memorial for Edasseri.
4. PFI goons unleash terror in Shivamogga
Report: Goons of the radical Muslim outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) unleashed an orgy of violence against Hindus in Shivamogga, Karnataka on 19 February killing one person and injuring several.
5. Twenty eight Hindu families kept captive in Bangladesh by Muslim militants
Report: Twenty eight Hindu families living in the Dasherkanda para area of Ranggabali upazila under Potuakhali District of Bangladesh are now living as slaves of Muslim militants and kept captive in their houses from the first week of February 2015. Muslim militants who are politically powerful in the said area restricted the entry of journalists, as a result of which the citizens of Bangladesh are totally ignorant about the situation.