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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, 15 hours 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 Tribune12 hours ago Culprits untraced as blame-game dominates air  Dhaka Tribune1 day 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 Tribune5 days ago

Religious vs. National Identity

Aftermath of the attack on Buddhist monasteries in Ramu in 2012 Last year brought home an essential question for Bangladeshis. Should we be known for our national or religious identity i.e. should Bangladesh be an Islamic Republic or a people's ...
 Bdnews24.com1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Reeling from shock

Adivasis of Suridaspara in Naniarchar upazila of Rangamati form a human chain yesterday protesting against the Bangalee settlers' attack on them. Photo: Star Indigenous people refused to accept relief and cash. They want their houses and shops ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 day ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Cruelty in the hills of Bangladesh

News Desk The Daily Star Publication Date : 17-12-2014 At least 50 houses and several shops of indigenous people were torched and vandalised in Burighat union of Naniarchardistrict, Bangladesh,yesterday. Victims accused Bangalee ...
 Asia News Network2 days ago Cruelty in hills  Bangladesh Daily Star2 days ago
New Age Bangladesh

50 houses, 7 shops of hill people set on fire at Rangamati villages

About 50 houses and seven shops of ethnic minorities were set on fire at three villages at Nannerchar upazila in Rngamati hill district on Tuesday morning. Rangamati district unit United Peoples Democratic Front leader Sachal Chakma in a statement ...
 New Age Bangladesh2 days ago

Minority Report

12/11/2014 - Social - Article Ref: IV1412-5980 Number of comments: Opinion Summary: Agree : Disagree : Neutral : By: Dr. Habib Siddiqui Iviews* - ...
 Iviews1 week ago
Eurasia Review

Minority Report OpEd

By The problem of minorities is a recurrent issue in almost all parts of the world, including the more inclusive USA. On Thursday (Dec. 4) evening a 15-year-old Muslim boy of Somali descent Abdisamad Sheikh-Hussein was struck by a SUV ...
 Eurasia Review1 week ago
ABP Live

The sad story of South Asian secularism

Calcutta: Of the members of Saarc, India is the largest in terms of size, population and gross national product. It also enjoys a qualitative distinction, which may be as significant. This is that India is the only state in South Asia which has ...
 ABP Live2 months ago Visible discrimination  Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago
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