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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.


DGFI and UPDF terrorize the indigenous people of Twichakma in Ramgarh

On 3 August 2002 about 50‑60 well armed members of DGFI and UPDF in military uniform surrounded Twichakma village of Patachara Union under the jurisdiction of Ramgarh in Khagrachari district. They indiscriminately opened fire on the indigenous villagers and robbed their valuables. They rounded up the villagers, asked them to withdraw their support for the PCJSS, forced them to support the UPDF and ordered them to regularly pay toll or subscription to UPDF. When the poor indigenous villagers expressed their ina­bility to pay tax and implicit obedience to UPDF the attackers be­came very angry. Then the attackers mercilessly beat the helpless vi­llagers, set fire on 15 houses and threatened them with dire consesuences if they disobey UPDF. DGFI and UPDF abducted 7 indigenous people and demanded big ransom for their release.

Sources:

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

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