Bangladeshi Christians seek special security for Christmas

Christian leaders met with Bangladesh’s home minister to request special security for this year’s Christmas celebrations.

Twenty Christian leaders met with Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal in Dhaka on Dec. 12 to discuss concerns for the Christmas season.

Nirmol Rozario, president of the Bangladesh Christian Association, told the home minister that as the largest Christian celebration, “tight security” was needed in areas where Christians live.

Apart from security, the group also requested that an uninterrupted power supply be provided during Christmas services.

Bangladesh is a Muslim majority country where instances of extremist violence against religious minorities have been recorded.

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