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Ronik Chakma
On 14 December 2011 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked indigenous Buddhist people in Baghaichari and Dighinala following the death of a settler named Mohamed Sattar. An indigenous woman named Chikon Mila Chakma was killed in Dighinala and at least 10 indigenous people were injured. Mr. Ronik Chakma was one of the indigenous victims.

BGB tortures 2 indigenous Chakma Buddhists in Panchari

On 16 April 2016, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 2 indigenous Chakma Buddhists in front of Logang BGB camp in Panchari, Khagrachari district. At the time of arrest, the victims were on their way to Panchari town on a motorbike.

The detained indigenous Chakma Buddhists were identified as Miton Chakma (32), son of Birendra Chakma from Jagapara village under Chengi Union and Hemanta Chakma (35), son of Promod Chandra Chakma from Shanti Tila village in Dhudhukchara under Logang Union.

BGB stopped them when they reached their camp, took them inside and severely tortured them. Following day the BGB placed guns in their hands and then handed them over to the police after keeping them more than 24 hours in its custody.

BGB filed a case against them for ‘possessing illegal weapons’.


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