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Bangladesh army, the proctector of Muslim settlers

On 22 September 2012 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked indigenous Buddhist people in Rangamati. When the indigenous people counter attacked in self defence Bangladesh army took side with the Muslim settlers. 76 indigenous people were injured and numerous indigenous properties were destroyed.


Bangladesh army continue to terrorize the indigenous people of the CHT

As of 21 April 2000, the government has not yet lifted military administration from the CHT. Bangladesh army is still involved in the maintenance of law and order and running the general administration.

Bangladesh army established new check posts at Subolong, Betbunia, Matiranga and Laxmichari. They are now checking all vehicles carrying logs. There are certain rules about extraction of logs and carrying them by vehicles. Those rules are strictly imposed upon the indigenou businessmen but relaxed for the Bengali businessmen.


Sources:

PCJSS (Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti)
E-mail: pcjss.org@gmail.com, pcjss@hotmail.com
Website: pcjss-cht.org

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