Richard Benkin's written testimony to US House on Bangladeshi Hindus
There is no question that Bangladesh’s Hindu population is dying; neither is the fact that Hindus face ongoing attacks in Bangladesh. There are, however, some comforting myths to which people cling rather than face the rest of the truth. Unless we grow up and cast them aside with other childhood myths; then Hinduism in Bangladesh will be nothing more than a memory and we will be as shameful as those Europeans who closed their shutters in the 1940s while their Jewish neighbors were being carried off to their deaths." Read on.
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A QUIET CASE OF ETHNIC CLEANSING: THE MURDER OF BANGLADESH'S HINDUS is now available.
Chicago (USA): American Jewish activist, Dr. Richard L. Benkin, returned to the United States after an extensive mission to India on behalf of Hindu refugees from Bangladesh. After stops in Delhi and Lucknow, Benkin trekked throughout West Bengal, and near porous borders with Bangladesh, Nepal, and China....Read on.
Bangladesh’s Vested Property Act (VPA) is a racist law. It provides the government—which really means the corrupt politicians in the ruling party—with the power to seize the homes and farms of innocent citizens and distribute them as graft to their cronies....Read on.
On November 1, 2008, Richard Benkin gave the Arvind Ghosh Memorial Lecture in Chicago. He spoke about an India-Israel-United States Alliance against radical Islam, the ethnic cleansing of Bangladeshi Hindus, and action we can take. He received a standing ovation when finished. Read on.
The Obama administration and State Department will tell you that it is only isolated acts by individuals. The government in New Delhi will say you are stirring up anti-Muslim sentiment. But it is real and happening now. I have seen it first-hand.......Read on.
In Spring 2009, a small Hindu community in Dhaka was attacked by its Muslim neighbors. The Bangladeshi police not only failed to act, but some actually took part in the violence. Yet, the media outside of Bangladesh was silent except for India's Daily Pioneer. Are my sources really that much better than CNN's? Read on.