Apply to Join

Making Pluralism Possible and peace building

by Bangladesh Centre for Human Rights and Development (BCHRD)
Making Pluralism Possible and peace building

Summary

Since 2012, communal violence in Bangladesh has spiked to levels not seen in over 30 years. Secular bloggers, academics, gay rights activists, foreigners and members of religious minorities including Shia, Sufi and Ahmadi Muslims, Christians, Hindus and Buddhists have been victims of targeted killings and many of them hacked to death. The advocacy event will be ensured making Pluralism Possible and peace building awareness.

$0
total raised
0
donors
0
monthly donors
3
years

Challenge

In June 2016, almost within 5 days, the government arrested over 11,000 people, most young men, in connection to the spree of killings. According to the police sources only 145 of those arrested were suspected militants having a membership to militant organizations. Though this is not a sufficient evidence to show that they were connected to the brutal killings. The authorities should investigate the attacks and bring those responsible to justice, but the mass arbitrary arrests.

Solution

The events is be involved a series of events organized around critical social issues and development challenges, coupled with continuing dialogue and policy research. Topics also are to be highlighted areas where religious leaders or institutions play significant roles or where a fuller understanding of religious dimensions can enrich development work and policy. The forums offer a non-politicized space for constructive dialogue on the real and potential contributions of faith-inspired actors to

Long-Term Impact

It will address the following questions: How was the colonial period critical to the creation of fixed religious identities and how have subsequent political events in the region galvanized these identities often in opposition to other groups?. How does intolerance along religious lines develop and gain momentum within subsets of the population?. How has religion been used to justify violence that may have political, social or economic motivations?.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.facebook.com/​bchrd

Organization Information

Bangladesh Centre for Human Rights and Development (BCHRD)

Location: Dhaka - Bangladesh
Facebook: Facebook Page
Bangladesh Centre for Human Rights and Development (BCHRD)
Md Mahbul Haque
Project Leader:
Md Mahbul Haque
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.
 

Still want to help?

Find another project in Bangladesh or in Human Rights that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.