Terror in CHT

Bengali Settlers
Armed Resistance
Religious Persecution
Rapes & Abductions
Chakma Refugees
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Kalpana Chakma
On 12 June 1996 Bangladesh Army led by Lt. Ferdous abducted Kalpana Chakma (23), a human rights activist from her home at Lallyaghona village. Kalpana Chakma is still missing. It is believed that she might have been killed if she did not agree to marry Lieutenant Ferdous, the officer who led the abduction. Abduction of indigenous women is not unusual in CHT. Abduction and forced marriage of indigenous women are used as a technique to islamize the indigenous Buddhist people of CHT.

Bangladesh army rapes indigenous Buddhist woman in Rangamati

On 24 June 1989, Bangladesh army personnel of 5 EBR launched a military operation against the indigenous Buddhist village Kudukchari in Rangamati. During the military operation Bangladesh army raped an indigenous Buddhist woman. The victim is:

  1. Mrs. Sonabi Chakma, 28 yrs,wife of Mr. Kalya Purna Chakma of Kudukchari, Rangamati. The victim was gang raped by Bangladesh army persolnnel named Rezaul Karim and others.

Bangladesh army and Muslim settlers use rape as a tool to terrorize the indigenous people of Chittagong Hill Tracts. Bangladesh army is involved in rape, murder, torture and land grabbing in Chittagong Hill Tracts. Bangladesh army is driving out indigenous people from Chittagong Hill Tracts and settling Muslim settlers in their villages. Their aim is to Islamize Chittagong Hill Tracts by rape and terror.

Bangladesh army restricts access to Chittagong Hill Tracts to foreign media and tourists. According to IWGIA, Bangladesh army and DGFI train and harbour Islamic extremists in CHT to launch terror attacks against Myanmar.


PCJSS(Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti)
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