News of 2010

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Baghaihat Monk
On 19-20 February 2010 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked the indigenous people at Baghaichari. At least 76 indigenous houses were burnt down including Buddhist temples. The aim of the attack was to drive out the indigenous Chakma Buddhists and grab their land. A Buddhist monk surveys his gutted temple.
21 Dec 2010: Bengali settlers attack indigenous people in Longadu
5-6 Dec 2010: Indigenous people boycott the Chairman of Land Commission in Baghaichari and Longadu
5 Dec 2010: Bengali settlers try to grab indigenous people’s land in Lemuchari of Mahalchari
23 Nov 2010: Bengali settlers attack A Tripura shopkeeper at Sindukchari
15 Nov 2010: Bengali settlers rape and murder a Tripura girl in Matiranga
08 Nov 2010: Bangladesh army grabs indigenous land for expansion of cantonment in Ruma
15 Apr 2010: Bengali settler attempt to rape an indigenous Chakma woman in Laxmichari
12 Apr 2010: Bengali settlers trespass and steal trees from the indigenous people in Kaokhali
08 Apr 2010: Bangladesh army terrorizes the indigenous people in Kaokhali
05 Apr 2010: Bangladesh army searches 5 indigenous Chakma houses in Kaokhali
29 Mar 2010: Bengali settlers murder an indigenous Chakma woman in Kaokhali
19 Mar 2010: Bengali settlers construct makeshift houses on the indigenous owned lands at Pablakhali
09 Mar 2010: Bangladesh army rape 2 indigenous Tripura women in Matiranga, Khagrachari
04 Mar 2010: Bengali settlers set indigenous Chakma houses on fire in Baghaichari
24 Feb 2010: Bangladesh army detains and tortures indigenous people in Khagrachari town
23 Feb 2010: Bengali settlers attack indigenous people in Khagrachari town
21 Feb 2010: State Minister for CHT Affairs visits Baghaihat
19-20 Feb 2010: Bangladesh Army shoots dead 6 indigenous people at Baghaichari
21 Jan 2010: Bangladesh army tortures indigenous people over land dispute in Sajek
19 Jan 2010: Police officer and hotel manager rape a minor indigenous girl in Rangamati
19 Jan 2010: BDR beats Buddhist villagers at Tamprue in Naikhyongchari upazila
17 Jan 2010: Bengali settlers resume expansion of settlement in Sajek
2 Jan 2010: Bengali settlers attack a Chakma boy at Naniachar

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