Richard Benkin's address to Hindu Mahasabha of America
Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama once said, “It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act.” As we are here to honor the Hindu victims of human rights violations, we need to stop a moment and think about what the Dalai Lama said. Because when we’re done here today and go back to our homes in suburban Houston, Chicago, and Los Angeles... it should be seared in our minds that every day we sit in those homes and do nothing, is another day that one more Hindu life is cut short, or turned upside down through violence; another day that a Hindu woman or child is raped, abducted, or forced to convert to Islam. Read on.
Also, see Richard Benkin's Blog, Narendra Modi's Game Changing Action
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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.