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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. One of the Buddhist temples burnt down by the settlers.

Bangladesh army murders an indigenous Chakma Buddhist in Rangamati

On 25 May 1989, Bangladesh army from the army camp at Sukarchari Mouza carried out a military operation against the indigenous inhabitants of Upper Kudukchari in Rangamati in reprisal to heavy casualty Bangladesh army suffered in an armed encounter with the Shanti Bahini in Rangamati.

During the operations, Bangladesh army shot dead an indigenous Chakma Buddhist. Bangladesh army subjected other indigenous Buddhist villagers to severe beating. Bangladesh army also resorted to robbing. The victims are:

  1. Mr. Sundar Muni Chakma, 52 yrs, son of Mr. Harjay Chakma, of Upper Kudukchari, Rangamati subdistrict. He was inhumanly tortured and shot dead by the army personnel.
  2. Mr. Dem Khula Chakma, 65 yrs, son of Mr. Kukya Chakma, address as above. He was seriously injured due to inhuman beating by the army personnel.
  3. Mr. Kamal Kishta Chakma, 39 yrs, son of Mr. Thuda Chakma, address as above. He was severely beaten by the army personnel.
  4. Mr. Lalit Bhusan Chakma, 52 yrs, son of Mr. Nishi Chandra Chakma, address as above. Beaten as above and a bullock was robbed from him.
  5. Mr. Lakshmi Kistha Chakma, 26 yrs, address as above. He was severely beaten and Tk. 3000.00 was robbed from his house and his house hold properties were destroyed by the army personnel.
  6. Mr. Rabi Chandra Chakma, 40 yrs, son of Mr. Hohanya Chakma, address as above. He was inhumanly beaten and all his house hold properties were destroyed by the army personnel.
  7. Mr. Kenaram Chakma, 35 yrs, son of Mr. Dharma Chan Chakma, address as above. He was beaten as above.

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