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Mithu Marma

On 17 April 2011 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked the indigenous Buddhist people at Ramgarh leaving at least 2 indigenous people dead and scores injured and missing. The aim of the attack was to drive out the indigenous Buddhists and grab their land. Mithu Marma (13) was seriously injured in the attack.


Police arrest and torture returnee PCJSS member in Dighinala

On 15 January 2009 at the morning police from Dighinala upazila arrested returnee PCJSS member Mr. Jokoj Chakma from Dighinala. He was brutally tortured during the police custody. Due to serious injuries, he was admitted at Khagrachari general hospital instead of producing before the court.


Sources:

Kapaeeng Foundation
(A human rights organisation for Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh)
E-mail:kapaeeng.watch@gmail.com, kapaeeng.foundation@micico.ch

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