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Indigenous victim of Baghaihat attack

On 19-20 February 2010, Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked the indigenous people at Baghaichari leaving an indigenous man dead. The aim of the attack was to drive out the indigenous Chakma Buddhists and grab their land. The indigenous Buddhist man gunned down by the Bangladesh army.


Bangladesh army terrorize the indigenous people in Longadu

On 9 June 2002, commander of Mainimukh zone Lt. Colonel Salauddin held a meeting with the indigenous leaders at Bame Longadu army camp under Longadu sub‑district. In this meeting, the commander delivered speech against the CHT Accord and the PCJSS. He ordered the indigenous people not to support the PCJSS. In the meeting, the students of Bame Longadu Primary School were compelled to attend the meeting. The commander distributed white paper and pen to the students and clothes to the teachers.

As demand by the school teachers, the commander granted Taka 5000 for cutting jungle of the road. But he threatened that they would be punished if the jungle of the road was not cut properly. After the meeting, the army seized firewood from the villagers without paymend. The army ordered Mr. Rabindra Karbari of Rangapanichara village to supply firewood to the army zone. The commander also issued same order to Mr. Bira Ranjan Karbari of Hemachandra Karbaripara, but he agreed to pay Taka 250 in lieu of firewood. On the other, the commander ordered the villagers of Ranchara to send 30 persons to the zone office for coflecting firewood from the jungle.


Sources:

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

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