Background[ edit ] The current nations, Pakistan and Bangladesh, were part of an undivided India during the British colonial rule.
January 14, Religious Hostilities Reach Six-Year High The share of countries with a high or very high level of social hostilities involving religion reached a six-year peak inaccording to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Religious hostilities increased in every major region of the world except the Americas.
The sharpest increase was in the Middle East and North Africa, which still is feeling the effects of the political uprisings known as the Arab Spring.
The share of countries with a high or very high level of government restrictions on religion stayed roughly the same in the latest year studied.
Europe had the biggest increase in the median level of government restrictions infollowed closely by the Middle East-North Africa — the only other region where the median level of government restrictions on religion rose.
Because some of these countries like China are very populous, more than 5. As in the previous year, Pakistan had the highest level of social hostilities involving religion, and Egypt had the highest level of government restrictions on religion.
During the latest year studied, there also was an increase in the level of harassment or intimidation of particular religious groups. Indeed, two of the seven major religious groups monitored by the study — Muslims and Jews — experienced six-year highs in the number of countries in which they were harassed by national, provincial or local governments, or by individuals or groups in society.
As in previous years, Christians and Muslims — who together make up more than half of the global population — were harassed in the largest number of countries andrespectively. This is the fifth time the Pew Research Center has reported on religious restrictions around the globe.
See About the Study section. The new study scores countries and territories on the same point indexes used in the previous studies: The Government Restrictions Index GRI measures government laws, policies and actions that restrict religious beliefs and practices.
The GRI is comprised of 20 measures of restrictions, including efforts by governments to ban particular faiths, prohibit conversions, limit preaching or give preferential treatment to one or more religious groups. The Social Hostilities Index SHI measures acts of religious hostility by private individuals, organizations or groups in society.
This includes religion-related armed conflict or terrorism, mob or sectarian violence, harassment over attire for religious reasons or other religion-related intimidation or abuse. The SHI includes 13 measures of social hostilities. Increases in the percentage of countries experiencing certain types of religious hostilities have driven this rise.
One example is abuse of religious minorities by private individuals or groups in society for acts perceived as offensive or threatening to the majority faith of the country.
In Libya, for instance, two worshippers were killed in an attack on a Coptic Orthodox church in the city of Misrata in December In Buddhist-majority Sri Lanka, for example, monks attacked Muslim and Christian places of worship, including reportedly attacking a mosque in the town of Dambulla in April and forcibly occupying a Seventh-day Adventist church in the town of Deniyaya and converting it into a Buddhist temple in August Six Point Movement in Bangladesh Words | 25 Pages.
Six point movement The 6 Point Movement was a Bengali nationalist movement in East Pakistan spearheaded by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, which eventually led to the liberation of Bangladesh.
The Six-point Programme along with a proposal of movement for the realisation of the demands was placed before the meeting of the working committee of Awami League on 21 February , and the proposal was carried out unanimously.
6. Each unit to maintain its own paramilitary forces. “The historic Six-Point Demand or Six-Point Movement has been widely credited as the ‘charter of freedom’ in the history of the Bangalees’ struggle for freedom and independence from Pakistan’s colonial domination.
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Six point movement The 6 Point Movement was a Bengali nationalist movement in East Pakistan spearheaded by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, which eventually led to the liberation of Bangladesh. The movement's main agenda was to realize the six demands put forward by a coalition of Bengali nationalist political parties in , to end the perceived .