Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts and feelings Miro!
Let's all join in to voice against the atrocious acts of fanaticism.
It is a shame and is totally against the secular philosophy that we follow in Bangladesh.
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Subject: [chottala.com] To all my Buddhist brothers and sisters
From: Miro Jangi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, October 03, 2012 9:31 am
To: Miro Jangi <email@example.com>, baba <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Chottala <email@example.com>, alapon <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
khabor Moderator <email@example.com>
I was shocked, speechless and then ashamed by the news of attacks on our own Buddhist brothers and sisters and their temples in Bangladesh. It was barbaric and shameful acts and nothing can justify violence like this in a civil society. I would like to say sorry to all my Buddhist brothers and sisters on behalf of entire Bangladesh. I am from Chittagong and I have many Buddhist friends who are like my own family members. I don't remember single incidents between Muslims and Buddhist ever taking place growing up there.Please know that the entire nation of Bangladesh is saddened and in state of shock and embarrassed by these attacks by the fanatics. We cannot or will not allow Bangladesh to become an Afghanistan or Pakistan. We cannot let them win by getting intimidated. Let's beat theses fanatics and intolerant people by forging even stronger ties amongst us. We have to make sure these tragedies never happen again. I demand and pray that all instigators of these heinous crimes will be brought to justice soon. Last but not least we love you and we are all in pain together. May God bless us all. Sincerely,Miro Jangi
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