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Muslim settlers argue with the monk of Sadhantila Temple

In August 2007 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers broke into the boundary of Sadhantila Buddhist Temple in Dighinala and began erecting houses inside the temple boundary. Here the settlers argue with resident Buddhist monk.

23 December 2007: Bengali settlers attempt to grab indigenous Chakma people's land in Garmaridhala of Khagrachari district
18 December 2007: Bengali settlers attempt to grab indigenous Chakma people's land in Lemuchari of Khagrachari district
12 December 2007: Bangladesh army tries to enroll Bengali settlers in voter list of Mahalchari in Khagrachari district
09 December 2007: Indigenous victims of land grabbing hold press conference in Dhaka
08 December 2007: Bangladesh army threatens the indigenous headman to agree to Bengali settlement in Ugudochari Mouza of Khagrachari district
07 December 2007: Bangladesh Police refuses to register rape case against a Bengali settler in Manikchari
07 December 2007: Bangladesh army set fire on indigenous Chakma houses in Baghaichari
04 December 2007: Bengali settler rape an under aged indigenous Marma girl at Ramgarh in Khagrachari district
02 December 2007: Bangladesh army attempt to grab indigenous peoples' land in Balaghata of Bandarban
28 November 2007: Bangladesh army searches indigenous Chakma houses in Bizitola of Khagrachari
19 November 2007: Ministray of CHT Affairs orders Deputy Commissioner of Khagrachari to settle 812 Bengali families in Dighinala
05 November 2007: Bangladesh army forbids the use of loudspeaker at a Buddhist temple in Babuchara
04 November 2007: Benglali settlers grab indigenous peoples' land in Karallyachari village of Maischari
02 November 2007: Bangladesh army conduct massive military operation in Rangamati district
26 October 2007: Bengali settler attempts to rape an indigenous Marma girl in Laxmichari
7 September 2007: Bengali settlers try to grab Sadhantila Buddhist Temple in Dighinala with the backing of Bangladesh army
June 2007: Chittagong Judge Court sentences Ranglai Mro 17 years jail term on fabricated charges
14 June 2007: Bangladesh army raid the houses of PCJSS leaders in Khagrachari and Rangamati
03 June 2007: Bangladesh government orders eviction of indigenous refugees from temporary camps in Dighinala
03 June 2007: Bangladesh army arrest indigenous activist in Khagrachari under the 'State of Emergency' rule
May 2007: Bangladesh army interfere with the trial of Satyabir Dewan and Ranglai Mro at Chittagong court
5 May 2007: Bangladesh army arrest PCJSS activist with fabricated allegation
5 March 2007: Bangladesh joint forces arrest and torture PCJSS members in Khagrachari and Baghaichari
24 February 2007: Bangladesh army intimidate and interfere with the trial of PCJSS leaders in Rangamati court
23 February 2007: Bangladesh joint forces arrest and torture indigenous activist in Bandarban
18 February 2007: Bangladesh joint forces arrest and torture PCJSS activists in Rangamati, Jurachari and Chandraghona

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