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


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  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

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


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”


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

34th death anniversary of MN Larma: some concerns


John Tripura: Manabendra Narayan Larma the name which echoed each and every part of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT). Manabendra Narayan Larma also known as MN Larma was born into a middle-class family on 15 September 1939. He was a lawyer, politician, propounder  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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