Religious fanatics gain strength in Muslim-majority Bangladesh
October 20, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: The South Asian nation of 163 million (map)—the world’s 8th most populous—is 89% Muslim and 9% Hindu, with a small Christian population.
Violence against Hindus has swept the nation in recent days, leading to a Hindu counter-protest. On October 19, the Vatican newspaper devoted its most prominent front-page coverage to the situation there.
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