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Rohingya crisis sparks fear among Bangladeshi Buddhists

‘In 2012, rioters torched a number of Buddhist temples in Bangladesh in some of the worst violence against the minority in the country’s history’ As thousands of Rohingya flee ethnic violence in Myanmar, Bangladesh’s small Buddhist community fears the crisis could spark a violent backlash from their Muslim neighbours. Many Bangladeshis are angry over the […]

Press Statement of Raja Devasish Roy, Chakma Circle Chief on Behalf of the Chakma Circle, Chittagong Hill Tracts on the “Rohingya issue

Raja Barrister Devashish Roy press conference at Raj office Rangamati on Rohingya issue. 17 September 2017. Rangamati, Chittagong Hill Tracts Press Statement of Barrister Raja Devasish Roy The inhabitants of the Chakma Circle are deeply distressed at the recent arrival in Bangladesh, in tragic circumstances, of a few hundred thousand men, women and children, members […]

JPNUK Press Release – joint memorandum by JPNUK and Survival International to PM of Bangladesh and Demonstration in front of Bangladesh High Commission in London 04 July 2017

  To download:   Joint memorandum by Jumma Peoples Network UK and Survival International to PM Sheikh Hasina Wajed  Press Release by Jumma Peoples Network, UK      London, 4 July 2017 Jumma Peoples Network UK (JPNUK) a non-profit, non-aligned human rights organisation based in the UK, in association with Survival International organised a peaceful demonstration outside […]

NHRC seeks Army’s explanation

The National Human Rights Commission has written to the defence ministry asking for a Bangladesh Army explanation for the death of Romel Chakma as a commission investigation has observed that army personnel concerned cannot avoid the responsibility for the death. Commission chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque told New Age on Friday that a full commission meeting […]

Ethnic minority victims sued by Bengali

The ethnic minority people whose houses were burnt at Langadu in Rangamati on June 2 in arson attack by Bengalis were prosecuted on Wednesday on charge of setting fire to houses and shops of Bengalis. Ruling Awami League local leader Mahbub Miah, also former Mainimukh union parishad member, filed the case with Rangamati Chief Judicial […]

Statement of PCJSS on setting fire to Jumma Houses, Looting and Perpetrating Communal Attack by Bengali Settlers led by the Ruling Party with Active Support of Army-Police in Longadu

The Bengali settlers led by the local Awami League-Juba League perpetrated an organized attack involving arson and plundering the Jumma houses in Tintila of Longadu Upazila Sadar and in the adjacent Manikjorchara and Batya Para with active support of the army-police forces from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm on 2 June 2017. Around 250 houses […]

Ushatan Talukder MP visits post-arson-incident situation in Longadu

Ushatan Talukder, Member of Parliament (MP) of 299 Parbatya Rangamati constituency and also Vice President of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) paid a visit to Longadu on 14 June 2017 to see aftermath situation of looting and arson attack in the  Jumma dwellings by the Bengali settlers in collusion of law enforcing and security […]

On Vatican Radio – Sectarian violence flares up in south-east Bangladesh

Thousands of indigenous people in south-east Bangladesh are fleeing the wrath of Bengali Muslims settlers who blame them for the death of a local youth leader of Bangladesh’s ruling party,  AsiaNews reported.  Members of the mostly Buddhist Chakma community in Rangamati district fled after their homes were torched by angry Muslim mobs following the death […]

‘We will break every bone’: Islamist leaders threaten Bangladeshi lawyer

Sultana Kamal, chair of Transparency International Bangladesh, angered hardline Islamists by defending installation of statue outside Dhaka’s supreme court Human rights groups have warned about the safety of a prominent Bangladeshi lawyer after Islamist leaders threatened to “break every bone” in her body for defending the installation of a Lady Justice statue outside the country’s […]

Protesters call on international community to help Thet minority following alleged arson attacks

Over 300 Rakhine residents protested in front of a UN office in Maungdaw township on June 14 claiming the international community has not done enough in response to a spate of attacks against a Buddhist minority community in Bangladesh. Led by the Arakan National Party (ANP), the protesters slammed the United Nations for allegedly failing […]

Jumma-people-passing-days-under-severe-insecurity-as-CHT-accord-unexecuted-says-Santu-Larma

CHT Journal Desk: I have no faith any more in the current government that it would implement the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) accord completely. The jumma people are going through a suffocating situation and passing their days under severe insecurity as the deal has not executed entirely over the past nineteen years. Oppression, torture and […]

3 investigations, 39 IOs fail to trace Kalpana Chakma

Three investigations and 39 investigation officers have so far failed to unearth the mystery of the abduction of Kalpana Chakma and trace the Hill Women’s Federation leader even after 21 years of her abduction. A police investigation, three-member judicial inquiry commission led by retired High Court judge Abdul Jalil and Criminal Investigation Department produced inconclusive […]

Arson attack in Longudu: protest demonstration in front of the Australian Parliament House

Press Release Arson attack on four Jumma indigenous villages in Longudu, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh and protest demonstration in front of the Australian Parliament House On 2 June 2017, a communal arson attack by state sponsored settlers, with the support of the Bangladesh military and Bangladesh police, destroyed and burnt into ashes 244 houses in […]

Insecurity grips young girls, women of ethnic minority

Young girls and women of the ethnic minority people of the villages at Langadu in Rangamati that came under arson attack by Bengali settlers on June 2 are now in fear of physical and sexual violence. Some of those women and young girls, who returned to the villages after passing a week in deep forests […]

Demonstration across the Globe against heinous attack on the Indigenous people in Longadu, Bangladesh by Bangali Muslim Settler

Longudu attacks in Bangladesh: ACHR approaches UN against deployment of Lt. Col. Abdul Alim Chowdhury in Peacekeeping missions

Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today intervened with Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Head of the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) against deployment of Lt. Col. Abdul Alim Chowdhury in any future United Nations Peace Keeping Operations for his role in the communal attacks on indigenous Jumma peoples at Longudu, Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHTs) of […]

Dhaka’s Covert and Illegal War against Indigenous People of CHT

Traditionally, Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) belongs to the 11 ethnic groups who collectively call themselves “Jumma indigenous people”. Dhaka has been silently sponsoring migration of millions of non-indigenous people from other parts of Bangladesh to CHT since the 1980’s. As a result, the population of non-indigenous people dramatically increased from about 7% in 1971 (birth […]

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT ON LANGADU ATTACK

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT Ref: ASA 13/6423/2017 5 June 2017 Bangladesh: Investigate vicious mob violence against Indigenous Peoples Bangladeshi authorities must bring to justice those responsible for a vicious mob attack on Indigenous Peoples in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), which left hundreds of homes torched and at least one person dead, Amnesty International said. […]