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Longadu Victims
On 17 February 2011; Border Guards of Bangladesh and Muslim settlers attacked the indigenous Buddhist people at Longadu leaving at least 2 indigenous people seriously injured. The aim of the attack was to drive out the indigenous Chakma Buddhists and grab their land. A Chakma couple pick up the pieces after the house was burnt down by the settlers.

Bangladesh army tortures 3 indigenous Chakma Buddhists in Naniachar

On 7 August 1989, Bangladesh army personnel from Bogachari Camp arrested 3 indigenous Chakma Buddhists from their houses in Naniachar, Rangamati district. Bangladesh army accused them of involvement with the Shanti Bahini.

Bangladesh army took the arrested persons to the army Zonal Head Quarter at Naniachar. Bangladesh army severely beat and tortured the indigenous Chakma Buddhists at Zonal HQ. Bangladesh army released the victims on 12 August 1989. The victims are:

  1. Mr. Ananda Chakma, 25 yrs, son of Mr. Braja Mohan Chakma, of Soiyandar Para, Naniachar.
  2. Mr. Galadhan Chakma, 30 yrs, son of Mr. Buddharaj Chakma, address as above.
  3. Mr. Rajeshwar Chakma, 45 yrs, son of Mr. Debendra Chakma, of Baradam, Naniachar.

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