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An indigenous Chakma woman
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. An indigenous Chakma woman after the Baghaihat attack.

Bengali settlers set indigenous houses on fire in Baghaichari

On 4 March 2010, at 8.30 pm Bengali Muslim settlers and Bangladesh army set four indigenous Chakma houses on fire at Daine Bhaibachari under Baghaichari in CHT. The owners of the houses were identified as Mr. Dayal Kista Chakma, Mr. Kina Chan Chakma, Mr. Bidya Sadhan Chakma and Mrs. Alo Rani Chakma. The Muslim settlers first burned their two abandoned makeshift houses. Then they proceeded to Daine Bhaibachara along with the Bangladesh army to set the indigenous Chakma houses on fire.


Sources:

PCJSS (Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti)
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