Many Years After the Bangladesh War
By:Aubrey McLeod September 14,2016
Pakistan and Bangladesh
In 1947, when the British finally let India become independent. There was two parts of Pakistan the East and the West. In 1971, the war was started by East Pakistan for independence from West Pakistan since they were two different Muslim areas. The United States threaten India with a nuclear strike on December 11,1971 because Nixon wanted to protect the interests of Pakistan. The Soviet Union was on India side and supported the army. They also sent a nuclear submarine to ward off the threats from the Indian Ocean by the USS Enterprise. It lasted roughly for nine months. East Pakistan became the independent nation of Bangladesh. After the war the United States blamed India.
This building is used for Friday prayers but, it used to be used for military training.
On wedding days the people have to wear what their religion believes that is proper.
Suicide Bombing at Friday prayers
Twenty-three people were killed based off of their religion at Badshahi Mosque.
Pakistan and Bangladesh was split into two different Muslim categories after the war. The war brought a diverse amount of religion such as Christians, Jews, Hindus, and Muslim. The Hindus were persecuted and killed because the Muslims did not get along with the Hindus. After the war 200,000 women in Bangladesh and 400,000 women in Pakistan were raped and used as sex slaves. In public places, men were force to undress to prove they have been circumcised and hence were Muslim.