On 19 August 2022 at around 8 am a group of 200 goons led by land grabbers Rashedul Islam and Ebadul Sardar carried out a heinous attack on the indigenous Munda people of Dhumghat Antikhali village under Shyamnagar Upazilla of Sathkhira District. The land grabbers intentionally perpetrated the attack in order to grab the land
Miscreants cut down a thousand betel trees in Baralekha; Khasi people broke down in tears On 28th May 2021, it has been alleged that outsiders have occupied three betel leaf jum of Khasi people in Banakhola punji of south Shahbazpur union of Moulvibazar’s Baralekha upazila. Two written complaints have been lodged with the Baralekha police
Very recently, sudden wide-scale outbreak of measles in the Sajek Union of Baghaichari Upazilla under Rangamati Hill District and Lama Union of Lama Upazilla under Bandarban Hill District has become a great concern. The natural calamity that began a month ago has infected at least 300 children and claimed heart-deploring death of 8 lives including
Tripura school girl allegedly killed after rape in Khagrachari The incident on 28 July: On 28 July 2018, a minor indigenous Tripura girl (10) was brutally killed after rape at Noimile area under Dighinala upazila in Khagrachari Hill District. Police recovered the dead body of the victim from Noimile area around 11 pm on Saturday 28 July.
It came to knowledge that more than five hundred indigenous families from remote rural localities of Alikadam, Thanchi, Naikhyongchari, Lama upazilas (sub-districts) of Bandarban Hill District had already migrated to Arakan (Rakhine State) of Myanmar during the last 4 to 5 years under sheer pressure of lacking security to life and property, deprivation of potential
reveals fact-finding mission of eminent citizen The population of the Rakhaine people of two southern coastal districts – Patuakhali and Borguna – have gone down to as low as five percent over past few decades as a result of rampant land grabbing and persecution. This deplorable picture was revealed in a press conference organized on
Citizens Committee for Humanitarian Support for Matiranga Indigenous Victims 2013 Press Conference After spot-investigation of the affected indigenous areas in Taindong Date: 31 August 2013, Time: 11:00 am Venue: Sagar-Runi Auditorium, Dhaka Reporters’ Unity, Segunbagicha, Dhaka Taindong, Matiranga, Khagrachhari. People of Baga Para, Sarbeshwar Para, Manudas Para and many other indigenous habitats used to make