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Baghaihat victims
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. Victims of Bangladesh army and Muslim settler attack in Baghaihat.

BDR beats Buddhist villagers at Tamprue in Naikhyongchari upazila

On 19 January 2010, Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) border guards beat Chakma Buddhists including women of Tamprue village under Naikhyongchari upazila in Bandarban district.

Recently Chakma villagers gathered forest products for repairing their houses. However, the BDR personnel from Tamprue outpost conducted operation at Tamprue village. Seeing the trees gathered at their houses, BDR personnel charged the Buddhist villagers with smuggling of forest products. At first they beat the male villagers while they were trying to protest. The BDR personnel also tortured women while they protested against the false allegation and beating of male villagers.


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