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Silencing the people of the Chittagong Hills
Amnesty International UK

Silencing the people of the Chittagong Hills

The Indigenous people of the Chittagong Hills (CHT) are forbidden to talk to outsiders without security forces being present according to a new Bangladesh Government directive. Outsiders includes people of their own country as well as foreigners. It ... Amnesty International UK, 1 month ago
UNPO Calls for End to Discriminatory Policies against the Chittagong Hill Tracts United Nations and Peoples Organisation, 3 weeks ago

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New Age Bangladesh

CHT commission worried over rights violation in the hills

Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission holds a news conference on violence in Rangamati and human rights situation in the three hill districts at National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday. — New Age photo International Chittagong Hill Tracts ...
 New Age Bangladesh2 months ago Chittagong Hill Tracts: European Parliament Mission Investigates Human Rights Situation  United Nations and Peoples Organisation1 month ago Canadian Parliament holds hearing on Religious Minorities of Bangladesh  Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha3 weeks ago EU team favours doing more for RMG workers rights  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago

Bangladesh seeks access from India to battle rebels

Bangladesh has urged India to allow Bangladeshi security forces to enter the Chittagong Hills Tract from Tripura to launch a crackdown on Indian rebels there, a BSF official said Wednesday."There was a request from Bangladesh to us for a passage for movement ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
New Age Bangladesh

20 arrested for cutting hills in Ctg

The police arrested 20 people in connection with hill cutting in Prabartak circle area under Panslaish police station in Chittagong city on Wednesday night. They also seized tools of carrying soil. Panslaish police officer-in-charge Mohiuddin ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 week ago Police flout law in arbitrary arrests, detentions  New Age Bangladesh2 weeks ago
New Age Bangladesh

Scrap home directives: ICHTC

The International Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission has expressed deep concerns over the home ministry directives issued last month, including the one barring free talks with indigenous people, and recommended the three-point order be revoked ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 week ago Santu Larma: Fight for Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord from May  Dhaka Tribune1 week ago Withdraw hill restrictions  Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago CHT Commission: Cancel Home Ministry directives  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago

Insurgency, militancy slowing down northeast progress: Rajnath

AGARTALA: On a visit to Chittagong Hill tracts areas along the Indo-Bangladesh border, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today termed insurgency as the biggest problem facing the Northeastern region and asked militants to shun violence. "Our government ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago NE rebels told to end violence  Oman Tribune1 month ago Rajnath Singh asks Northeast insurgents to shun violence  Navhind Times1 month ago Insurgency biggest threat in Northeastern states, says Rajnath Singh  Oneindia1 month ago

2 lakh acres of arable land uncultivated in CHT

About 2 lakh acres of arable land remain uncultivated in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHTs) every year due to various reasons, said DAE sources. Altabur Rahman, deputy director of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), said about 3.5 lakh ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star2 weeks ago

Karnaphuli river trans-boundary

Though the Karnaphuli River, the lifeline of Chittagong, is not enlisted as a trans-boundary river, a new research publication identifies it as a cross-border river and claims that there are a few more common rivers which are thought to have ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago
New Age Bangladesh

RAB unearths militant training camp

Members of Rapid Action Battalion on Sunday arrest five suspected militants from Lotmoni in Banshkhali of Chittaong along with AK-22 rifles, revolvers, pistol, LGs and huge cache of ammunition. — New Age photo Rapid Action Battalion recovered ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 month ago 'Militant training centre' found in Ctg, 5 arrested  Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha1 month ago Militant camp busted in Chittagong  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Anger over hills ban

Eminent citizens have slammed the recent government order banning Bangladeshi or foreign individuals or organisations meeting and talking unsupervised with indigenous people of the hill districts. The order states that such interaction must take ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago
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