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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 tortures indigenous Chakma Buddhists in Mahalchari

On 4 August 1989, Bangladesh army of 24 EBR from the camp at Mahalchari led by Capt. Rabbani carried out a military operation against the indigenous inhabitants of Monatek in Mahalchari, Khagrachari district. During the operation Bangladesh army arrested and tortured the indigenous Buddhist inhabitants. The victims are:

  1. Mr. Jatil Bikash Chakma, 35 yrs, son of late Sukamal Chakma of Monatek, Mahalchari. He was arrested, beaten and kept under detention.
  2. Mr. Ananta Bikash Khisa, 50 yrs, son of Mr. Swarup Khisa, address as above. As above.
  3. Mr. Ananda Mohan Chakma, 38 yrs, son of Mr. Sonaram Chakma, address as above. BD Army arrested and tortured him at the army camp at Mahalchari. BD Army released him on 10 August, 1989.
  4. Mr. Sadhan Bilash Chakma, 45 yrs, son of late Kinaram Chakma, address as above. As above.
  5. Mr. Surjya Mohan Chakma, 55 yrs, son of late Shyam Chandra Chakma, address as above. As above.
  6. Mr. Pushpa Kanan Chakma, 26 yrs, son of Mr. Nabin Chandra Chakma, address as above. As above.
  7. Mr. Sonaram Chakma, 60 yrs, son of late Dhalachan Chakma, address as above. As above.
  8. Mr. Kantamay Chakma, 32 yrs, son of Mr. Braja Mohan Chakma, address as above. He was arrested, tortured at the army camp and kept in detention.
  9. Mr. Briguram Chakma, 48 yrs, son of late Lalit Chandra Chakma, address as above. As above.
  10. Mr. Shantimay Chakma, 32 yrs, son of Mr. Kinaram Chakma, address as above. As above.
  11. Mr. Lalmani Chakma, 55 yrs, son of Mr. Chikya Chakma, address as above. As above.
  12. Mr. Udoygiri Chakma, 60 yrs, son of late Lalit Chandra Chakma, address as above. As above.
  13. Mr. Sitaram Chakma, 45 yrs, son of late Lalit Chandra Chakma, address as above. As above.

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