Stop atrocities, Bangladesh Buddhists urge Myanmar


Buddhist community in Bangladesh today called upon the Myanmar government to stop ongoing atrocities on Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state. Bangladesh United Buddhists’ Forum came up with the call during a human chain formed in front of the Jatiya  Read More

Community Workshops on Capacity Building for Hajong Indigenous Peoples on Human Rights organized in local levels of Mymensingh


The two local community workshops of the activity titled ‘Capacity Building for Hajong Indigenous People on Human Rights, Land Rights and Indigenous Peoples Rights’ were held on 18 August 2017, in Sherpur district and on 25 August 2017, in Netrakona district  Read More

UNPO Calls on International Community to Stand by Indigenous Communities in the Chittagong Hill Tracts


Over the past few days, the Bangladeshi army and allegedly army-backed settlers intensified persecutions and atrocities on indigenous Jumma people in the region of the Chittagong Hills Tracts. On 2 June 2017, Bengali Muslim settlers gathered for the funeral  Read More

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 9 August


There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. They make up less than 5 per cent of the world’s population, but account for 15 per cent of the poorest. They speak an overwhelming majority of the world’s  Read More


Myanmar: Nine Chakmas and Hindus killed in the attacks by the Rohingya Salvation Army terrorists

At least six Hindus and three Chakmas were killed in Rakhine province in the attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), previously known as Harakat al-Yaqin, terrorists  Read More

Bangladesh High Commission in UK: JSS leaders lead the protest against the Government of Bangladesh

The leaders of Parbattya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) led the protest before the Bangladesh High Commission at Queen’s Gate, Kensington, today against non-implementation  Read More

Indian Chakma Buddhists protest Longudu communal attack and press New Delhi to act with Dhaka for peace in Chittagong Hill Tracts

10 June, New Delhi—Yesterday Indian Chakma Buddhists staged a big demonstration at Jantar Mantar here protesting the violent communal attack perpetrated by Bengali Muslim setters  Read More

Undertake a judicial investigation into Romel Chakma’s death and deliver justice immediately

10 May 2017 Forty indigenous peoples and human rights organizations, in a letter sent to Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed today, called for immediate judicial  Read More

Jumma activists being held without warrant and tortured by the intelligence and army personnel in Bandarban


In recent days, the Jumma villagers and members of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) who were released on bail are being illegally held without warrant and taken to the Army zone by the intelligence agency and army wherein they are tortured and having them freshly entangled  Read More

Religious persecution and atrocities in CHT by military forces intensified

In recent days, vicious propaganda based on a varieties of concocted stories on Buddhist shrines, meditation centers and Buddhist monks of the indigenous Jumma peoples has been being spread by the intelligence agencies and security forces in Chittagong Hill  Read More

PCJSS demands cancellation of illegal removal of Kyawba Mong from chairmanship of Rowangchari Upazila Parishad


PCJSS demands cancellation of illegal removal of Kyawba Mong from chairmanship of Rowangchari Upazila Parishad and withdrawal of all fabricated cases against him Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) strongly demands for immediate cancellation of  Read More

Amendment of CHT Land Commission Act: A Bold Effort of the Government to the Implementation Process of CHT Accord


At last, on 1 August 2016 the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Land Dispute Resolution Commission (amended) Act 2016 has been finally approved by the Cabinet in its regular meeting in order to amend the long-awaited contradictory clauses of the CHT Land Dispute  Read More

CHT in the grip of military rule, anti-Jumma conspiracy and spiteful propaganda : Where the Jummas are destined to? – Mangal Kumar Chakma

The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) is virtually choked under military rule, anti-Jumma multi-faceted conspiracy and widespread slanderous propaganda. The recent instance of it is the denial of entry by the army, on 6 May 2017, to a civic rights team from Dhaka  Read More

Atrocities of the security forces intensified in CHT, says PCJSS representative at the UNPFII


In an intervention at the 16th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, representative of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) Bidhayak Chakma says,  Read More

KF urges to expertise CHT Land Commission and to form a separate Land Commission for plain


In a statement at the 16th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), representative of Kapaeeng Foundation (KF) Bablu Chakma urged the UNPFII to encourage Bangladesh Government to expertise CHT Land Commission and to form  Read More

Cruel killing of Romel Chakma: Media coverage, Statement of Army & Police, and Propaganda


Though the death of Romel Chakma on 19 April 2017 went viral with the social media and caused heightened agony among the masses, no national daily was noticed to publish news on Romel’s death till 21 April. It was not only the case with the national dailies,  Read More

arson bangladesh Asia Young Indigenous Peoples Network condemns the recent attacks on indigenous peoples in Bangladesh.

Asia Young Indigenous Peoples Network (AYIPN) condemns the recent attacks on indigenous peoples in Bangladesh. We strongly condemn the recent attacks and arson against the indigenous Jumma people of Bangladesh attack inflicted in daylight by Bengali settlers  Read More

image-7763 Army cremate Romel Chakma’s deadbody by pouring patrol without proper funeral and present of parents & relatives

On 21 April 2017 at noon the army personnel led by Major Jakir, Second-in-Command of Naniarchar Army Zone burnt the dead body of Romel Chakma by pouring patrol in a manner without traditionally followed funeral rites & rituals at Purba Hatimara village  Read More

press-pic-300x169 Land grabbing dropped Rakhaine population to 5 percent in Coastal region in Bangladesh

The population of the Rakhaine people of two southern coastal districts – Patuakhali and Borguna – have gone down to as low as five percent over past few decades as a result of rampant land grabbing and persecution. This deplorable picture was revealed  Read More

11760091_733964636731129_9157944168540311893_n Call For Application For Internship

Kapaeeng Foundation, a human rights organization of indigenous peoples in Bangladesh, is looking for motivated indigenous youths (male/female) for internship for a period of four months. Interested candidates are requested to lodge their curriculum vitae  Read More

mjf_1 job circular from Manusher Jonno Foundation

Career Development Program for women from Marginalized /disadvantaged communities Manusher Jonno Foundation is working for promoting human rights and good governance. Capacity development of human resource especially for the dis-advanced groups is one  Read More

Press Conference By the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti On the Occasion of the 19th Anniversary of CHT Accord

Press Conference By the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti On the Occasion of the 19th Anniversary of CHT Accord 30 November 2016, 11:00 am, Hotel Sundarban, Dhaka Dear media friends, Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) extends heartiest  Read More

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