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Indigenous victims of Sajek Muslim attack

On 20 April 2008 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked and burnt down 76 indigenous Buddhist houses in Sajek. The aim of the attack was to drive out the indigenous Buddhist villagers and grab their land. The indigenous Chakma Buddhists and their burnt down houses after the attack.

Bengali settlers plant trees on forcibly grabbed land in Sajek union of Baghaichari

On 3 June 2008 Muslim settlers with the help of Bangladesh army are grabbing lands from the indigenous villagers in Sajek union under Baghaichari. A Muslim settler named Alam (30) planted banana saplings on the land of Niharu Chakma (36) at Balughat village. On 4 June 2008, another settler named Mohammed Jamal (35) and his four labourers planted banana saplings on the land of Kiron Chakma (37) of Balughat village. On the same day, Shaha Alam (40) planted various kinds of saplings including banana on the land of Pattor Moni Karbari. Another settler named Kamal planted jackfruit and other seeds on the land of Lalu Chakma (55) at Gongaram Mukh village.


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