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Fear engulfs Kaokhali as army step up patrol

08 April 2010 The Jumma villagers in Kaokhali have been living in fear, as the army has stepped up patrol of the Jumma-inhabited areas since the murder of Jharna Dewan on 29 March by illegal Bengalee settlers.   “The members of Bangladesh military have been patrolling Jumma villages such as Talukdarpara, Ullah, Rengeypara, Panchari, Sugunochari […]

Kaokhali Jummas protest killing of Jharna Dewan

31 March 2010 Jumma villagers staged a demonstration in Kaokhali yesterday in protest at the killing of Jharna Dewan alias Dhurungyo by Bengali settlers.   About 500 Jummas took part in the protest, which was organised under the banner of the Residents of Kaokhali. They marched from Talukder Para to Kaokhali College.   However, the […]

Jumma youth kidnapped and killed in Chittagong

11 March 2010 DYF leader Bakul told chtnews.com that Parul Chakma son of Usha Moy Chakma of Tarengyapara village under Mogban Union in Rangamati district was kidnapped by unknown miscreants from Kalurghat Bridge on March 4.

ACHR Press Release – Bangladesh burns more tribal villages

ACHE Press Release – Bangladesh burns more tribal villages 23 February 2010

Adolescent Jumma girl allegedly raped by a Sub-Inspector (SI) and hotel owner in Rangamati

On 19 January 2010 an adolescent Jumma girl (13 years) was allegedly raped by Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Abdur Rahim from Vedvedi Outpost under Rangamati police station and Manager of Hotel Palace Md. Masud. It is learnt that the victim of adolescent girl is a student of grade IX of local high school. Couple days before ASI […]

Video related to Logang Massacre in CHT ( in Survival International website) – investigative report by World Television News into the terrible violence inflicted upon the Jumma of Bangladesh.

To view an investigative report by World Television News into the terrible violence inflicted upon the Jumma of Bangladesh, please click the Survival International’s web link below.  http://www.survivalinternational.org/films/massacrecht

Ghilachari women suspend road blockade

November 20, 2009 The agitating Ghilachari women have suspended the ongoing road blockade till 25 November after taking annual examinations of the school children and the suffering of the people into consideration, says a statement issued by Ghilachari Committee for Guiding Movement Against Women Repression today.

Ghilachari road blockade: 7 injured in army and settler attack

November 17, 2009: 9:45pm At least 7 persons including 5 Jumma women were wounded as the army attacked them in a bid to break a peaceful road block set up by Ghilachari Committee for Guiding Movement Against Women Repression today, sources said. Three of the injured have been admitted to Rangamati Sadar Hospital with serious […]

Attempted rape in Ghilachari: protest rally held

News No. 197/2009, November 17, 2009 The women of Ghilachari continued their peaceful agitation yesterday, protesting against the attempted rape on Juboni Chakma. They held a rally at Ghilachari bazaar under the banner of the Ghilachari Committee for Guiding Movement Against Women Repression. An estimated 1,000 women participated.

Army searches houses in Ghilachari

November 14, 2009 Army personnel raided and searched three houses in Ghilachari last night in an apparent bid to intimidate the participants of an uprising sparked by an incident of sexual violence involving a member of Bangladesh Army. According to sources, the soldiers searched the house of Angad Chakma, a member of Bangladesh Navy, whose […]

Attempted rape in Ghilachari: inquiry team to visit Ghilachari today

November 12, 2009 The inquiry committee constituted yesterday to probe the incident of an attempted rape on Juboni Chakma is likely to visit Ghilachari today, sources say. The five-member committee headed by Additional District Magistrate of Rangamati Nurul Alam Chowdhury is required to submit its findings within three days.

Attempted rape in Ghilachari: army deployed to the area

November 11, 2009 Hundreds of soldiers from a number of army camps under Naniachar zone have been deployed to Ghilachari and adjacent areas of Kudukchari and Bogachari in an apparent attempt to distract the attention of the media from the people’s uprising against sexual violence on Jumma women, sources say. “Army have been scattered all over […]

Update from Ghilachari: govt. reluctant to implement the pledge

November 10, 2009 The government has apparently gone back on its promise to punish the army man responsible for an attempted rape on a Jumma woman in Ghilachari in Rangamati. As per a deal reached yesterday, representatives of both the government and the Jumma movement met in Ghilachari bazaar today. An estimated seven hundred Jumma […]

Another rape attempt on a Jumma woman in Panchari

November 10, 2009 As the Jumma women in Ghilachari were busy enforcing a road blockade in protest against an attempted rape on a Jumma woman, another Jumma woman became a victim of a similar rape attempt in Panchari under Khagrachari district. Sources said the rape attempt was made by Md. Sukur Ali, 25, son of […]

Ghilachari rape attempt: villagers blocks road, government pledges to punish the culprit

htnews.com News No. 179/2009, November 09, 2009 The Jumma villagers in Ghilachari successfully ended their road blockade programme today, with the government giving a pledge in writing to punish, within three days, the army man who made an attempt to rape a Jumma woman yesterday. The villagers, mostly the women, began the blockade of the […]

Jumma woman raped in Ghilachari

chtnews.com News No. 175/2009, November 08, 2009 A Jumma woman has been raped in Ghilachari under Rangamati district, sources say. Mrs Juboni Chakma (22) was raped by an army soldier at around 3pm today when she was babysitting at her home in the village of Jurachari. His husband Shyamol Chakma was not at home at […]

Jumma girl raped in Matiranga

chtnews.com News No. 156/2009, October 15, 2009 A Jumma girl is alleged to have been raped in Ballyachari under Matiranga Upazila in Khagrachari district, according to sources. The incident occurred at around 1pm today when Ms Sumita Tripura of Arbari village was on her way back home after attending exams at her school.

Protest against murder of Poney Mala Tripura held

chtnews.com News No. 113/2009, September 08, 2009 Jumma organisations held a protest demonstration against continuing military repression and the killing of Ms Poney Mala Tripura in Khagrachari. The Hill Students’ Council, Hill Women’s Federation and Democratic Youth Forum jointly organised the demonstration on Saturday, 5 September.