5 hundred IP families migrated to Arakan

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It came to knowledge that more than five hundred indigenous families from remote rural localities of Alikadam, Thanchi, Naikhyongchari, Lama upazilas (sub-districts) of Bandarban Hill District had already migrated to Arakan (Rakhine State) of Myanmar during  Read More

UNPFII urges Gob for implementation of CHT Accord and enactment of Rules of CHT Land Commission

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The 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) urged the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) to declare roadmap for implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Accord, to execute powers and functions of the CHT Regional  Read More

JSS representative was present: indigenous book publishing ceremony in UN

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During the 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, on April 17 2018, local time, at 1:15 pm, a titled book on “Indigenous Peoples’ Rights And Unreported Struggles: Conflict And Peace” was published by the University of  Read More

Stop atrocities, Bangladesh Buddhists urge Myanmar

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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

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Indigenous Peoples and Unreported Struggles: Conflict and Peace

Indigenous Peoples and Unreported Struggles: Conflict and Peace, this new publication of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights is now on Columbia’s Academic Commons. The  Read More

17th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues started

The 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues has been started on 16 April 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Information and Publicity Secretary  Read More

Pope says indigenous people must have final say about their land

David Hill Tuesday 21 February 2017 01.04 GMT Last modified on Tuesday 21 February 2017 13.30 GMT In the 15th century papal bulls promoted and provided legal justification for  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

A teenage Tripura girl gang-raped in Bandarban

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On April 12, 2018, at night, Balujiri para of Kurukpata Union under Alikadam Upazila of Bandarban Hill District an indigenous Jumma Tripura teenage girl (14), father Hadiban Tripura, mother Manadi Tripura was gang-raped by four illegal Bengali settlers. The identity of the rapists is immediately  Read More

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

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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  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

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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

Human Rights Report 2017 on Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh

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Situation of Civil and Political rights The 2017 has been a year of pervading concerns and anxieties for the human rights activists. The year under review witnessed a series of abduction, enforced disappearance and extra-judicial killing by plainclothes men  Read More

CHT Issue: Government for economic solution to the political crisis- Mangal Kumar Chakma

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In regard to highlighting the implementation status of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Accord, the government frequently spells out a statement of development in the CHT with a great pomp. It is presented in such a manner as if doing away with the development  Read More

Chakma Circle Chief denounces CHT Ministry’s directive on the use of “adivasi”

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Chakma Circle Chief, Raja Barrister Devasish Roy sent a memorandum to the Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs Ministry on 8 November 2017 against the Ministry’s directive on the use of “adivasi” (Indigenous Peoples). Raja Devasish Roy, provided statements  Read More

PCJSS declares greater movement for CHT Accord implementation & resistance to anti-accord programs

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Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) declares greater movement for proper & speedy implementation of CHT Accord including resistance to anti-accord & anti-Jumma interest programs. This declaration was made by PCJSS President and one of  Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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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