Terror in CHT

Bengali Settlers
Armed Resistance
Religious Persecution
Rapes & Abductions
Jumma Refugees
CHT Treaty
Foreign Aid
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.

Bangladesh army tortures an indigenous Chakma Buddhist in Naniachar

On 17 August 1989, Bangladesh army arrested and tortured an indigenous Chakma Buddhist at Naniachar Zone Head Quarter in Naniachar, Rangamati district. Bangladesh army detained and tortured the indigenous Buddhist person on a false allegation of giving shelter to Shanti Bahini. The victim is:

  1. Mr. Buddha Moni Chakma, 55 yrs, son of Mr. Roychan Chakma, of Kharikhyong, No. 59 Banduk Bhanga Mouza, Rangamati.

India was partitioned on the basis of religion in 1947. 98.5% of the CHT population was non-Muslim during the partition. The indigenous people of CHT opted to join either India or Burma. But Muslim League conspired with the Boundary Commission and illegally annexed CHT with East Pakistan in violation of the principle of partition. Successive Bangladesh governments have been sponsoring Muslim settlers from plain land to dilute the indigenous people of CHT.

Bangladesh army's role in CHT is to protect the Muslim settlers and carry out massacre, extra-judicial killing, torture, detention withou trial, land grab, rape, religious persecution and ethnic cleansing against indigenous Buddhist, Hindu and Animist people in CHT.


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