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Chittagong Hill Tracts: Town of Chakma Villagers Attacked and ...

On 16 December 2014 a Chakma town in the Chittagong Hill Tracts was attacked as dozens of homes were burned down and a Buddhist temple was allegedly vandalized. There are reports that the attack was carried out by Bengali settlers. The police have ... United Nations and Peoples Organisation, 1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Kaptai fear returns

There will be none praying in this Buddhist temple at Bilaichharipara of Rangamati very soon as the indigenous community has been served a notice to move out. The government plans to set up a university on the land the Buddhist had been living on ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago

54 Chakma, Tripura families living in tents, with little relief supplies

About 54 hill families in three villages in Naniarchar upazila, Rangamati are passing their days in extreme hardship with virtually no relief supplies from the administration since their homes were burnt down by Bangalis in retaliatory action 11 ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 month ago

Chakma Christians not wanted

The Chakma Christians (Photo courtesy of Forgotten Ministries International) Bangladesh (MNN) -- There's a tribe in Bangladesh whose theme is isolation. Holding strongly onto Buddhism, the Chakma people have violently separated themselves from the ...
 Mission Network News5 days ago Christmas for the Beholders of power Part 1  Mission Network News1 month ago
Dhaka Tribune

Indigenous families living under open sky

A 13-year-old girl Ilsha Chakma and her brother Mithun Chakma, 18, silent and grim-faced, were standing in front of their house burnt by Bangali settlers on December 16. Their house at Suridas Para under Naniarchar upazila in Rangamati went in ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 month ago Culprits untraced as blame-game dominates air  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago

2-day Buddhist Youth Festival 2014 begins on December 18

The two-day-long Buddhist Youth Festival of this year is set to begin in Chittagong city's Muslim Hall with full enthusiasm and colourful arrangements on December 18. Junior Land Minister Saifujjaman Chowdhury Javed is scheduled to inaugurate the ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 month ago

Disquiet in the hills over land dispute

Land disputes prompted the recent Naniarchar incident in which dozens of hill people's houses were set ablaze. As tension gripped the upazila in Rangamati, both the communities, Chakmas and Bangalis, expressed fears that more violence could take ...
 New Age Bangladesh4 weeks ago

Rangamati hills people fear fresh attacks amid administrative apathy

On Dec 16, a some 200 slum-dwelling Bengali settlers set ablaze the homes of the tribal hills people living in Chhuridasparha, Nabin Karbari Parha and Bogachharhi of Naniyachar. The arsonists destroyed and looted 50 homes, seven shops and a ...
 Bdnews24.com1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Bijoy Dibosh, safety and security in the CHT

ON December 16, Bijoy Dibosh , the victory of justice over injustice, I learnt about the murder of Umraching Marma (Chabi), a class-XIII student. Her throat was slit on December 15, allegedly by two Bengali settlers, Mohammad Nizam Uddin (aged ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago

Rangamati victims yet to get compensation

Indigenous people in Naniarchar upazila of Rangamati are suffering from lack of food, shelter and warm clothes as they are yet to receive adequate compensation after the recent attack by local Bangalee settlers. They are living a measurable life ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 month ago
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