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On 19-20 February 2010; Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked the indigenous Buddhist people at Baghaichari. The settlers destroyed many indigenous houses and Buddhist temples. The aim of the attack was to drive out the indigenous Chakma Buddhists and grab their land. Bangladesh police fight indigenous people whose land was grabbed by Muslim settlers.

Bangladesh army terrorizes indigenous people in Dighinala

On 10 Jan. 1989, Bangladesh army of 6 EBR from DP Para Army Camp in Dighinala led by Lt. Jamal carried out a combing operation against the indigenous Buddhist people of Baghaichari, Udal Bagan, Baghaichari Mukh and South Babuchara in Dighinala, Khagrachari district.

During the operation Bangladesh army severely beat and torture many indigenous Buddhist men and women. The victims are:

  1. Mr. Sabharam Chakma (49), son of Mr. Kali Kumar Chakma of Baghaichari in Dighinala. Bangladesh army severely beat and tortured him.
  2. Mr. Jay Chandra Chakma (42), son of Mr. Basu Mohan Chakma of Baghaichari in Dighinala. Bangladesh army severely beat and tortured him.
  3. Mr. Bajrasen Chakma (38), son of Mr. Basu Mohan Chakma of Baghaichari in Dighinala. Bangladesh army severely beat and tortured him.
  4. Mr. Kalachan Chakma (21), son of Mr. Guna Chakma of Baghaichari in Dighinala. Bangladesh army severely beat and tortured him.
  5. Mr. Dari Chakma (22), son of Mr. Guna Chakma of Baghaichari in Dighinala. Bangladesh army severely beat and tortured him.
  6. Mr. Bholaya Chakma (17), son of Mr. Guna Chakma. Beaten and tortured.
  7. Mr. Suchitra Chakma (42), son of Mr. Salgum Chakma. Beaten and tortured.
  8. Mr. Shyamal Mitra Chakma (35), son of Mr. Salonybap Chakma. Severely beaten and tortured.
  9. Mr. Surya Bahan Chakma (52), son of Mr. Sashadhar Chakma. Severely beaten.
  10. Mr. Rasikya Chakma (22), son of Mr. Surya Bahan Chakma. Severely beaten and tortured.
  11. Miss Jharna Chakma (17), daughter of Mr. Surya Bahan Chakma. Severely beaten.
  12. Mr. Niladhan Chakma (18), son of Mr. Rupadhan Chakma. He was kicked and severely beaten.
  13. Mr. Chandra Ketu Chakma (55), son of Mr. Ladum Chakma. Severely beaten.
  14. Mr. Biccheingya Chakma (28), son of Mr. Kalachan Chakma. Severely beaten and tortured.
  15. Mr. Subal Chandra Chakma (52), son of Mr. Haradhan Chakma. Severely beaten and tortured.
  16. Mr. Sukrajay Chakma (25), son of Mr. Buddhi Dhan Chakma. Beaten and tortured.
  17. Mr. Shantimay Chakma, 27 yrs, of Udal Bagan, P.S. Dighinala. Severely beaten and tortured.
  18. Mr. Amiya Chakma (34), son of Mr. Binata Ranjan Chakma. Severely beaten and tortured.
  19. Miss Mitali Chakma (16), daughter of Mr. Kina Chakma.
  20. Miss Jharna Chakma (16), daughter of Mr. Sobha Nanda Chakma. Severely beaten.
  21. Miss Nanda Rani Chakma (12), daughter of Mr. Kinadhan Chakma of Baghaichari Mukh, Dighinala. Severely beaten.
  22. Mr. Nutan Chandra Chakma (25), son of Mr. Lila Ranjan Chakma. He was hung upside down and severely beaten.
  23. Mr. Milan Kanti Chakma (16), son of Mr. Lila Ranjan Chakma. Severely beaten.
  24. Master Sukumar Chakma (17), son of Mr. Manaranjan Chakma. Severely beaten.
  25. Mr. Dolneiya Chakma (26), son of Mr. Chikan Chan Chakma. He was kicked and severely beaten.
  26. Mr. Dharma Darshi Chakma (18), son of Mr. Basu Qhakma. Severely beaten.
  27. Mr. Jnana Darshi Chakma (21), son of Mr. Basu Chakma. Severely beaten.
  28. Mr. Tandreng Khula Chakma (22), son of Mr. Pedeiya Chakma. Severely beaten.
  29. Mr. Pakka Khula Chakma (28), son of Mr. Pedeiya Chakma. Severely beaten.
  30. Mr. Prahan Chan Chakma (22), son of Mr. Indra Mohan Chakma. Severely beaten.
  31. Mr. Bara Chakma (20), son of Mr. Nikal Chandra Chakma. Severely beaten.
  32. Rev. Sumangal Bhikshu (21), South Babu Chara Buddhist Temple. He was interrogated and harassed by the army personnel.
  33. Mr. Sumati Ranjan Chakma (45), son of Mr. Jagat Chandra Chakma of Nun Chari, Dighinala. Severely beaten and tortured.
  34. Mrs. Chan Ralini Chakma (35), wife of Mr. Sumati Ranjan Chakma. She was beaten along with her husband.

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