Denmark expresses concern over violence in Bangladesh

Denmark expresses concern over violence in Bangladesh

In recent days, a news has overcome the constant censorship about the crawling genocide which has been underway for decades in the ethnic-linguistic area of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh, whose populations are subjected to ethnic cleansing and replacement by muslim bengalis. The Danish Government, one of the... Continua »
Dhaka’s Covert and Illegal War against Indigenous People of CHT

Dhaka’s Covert and Illegal War against Indigenous People of CHT

Traditionally, Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) belongs to the 11 ethnic groups who collectively call themselves “Jumma indigenous people”. Dhaka has been silently sponsoring migration of millions of non-indigenous people from other parts of Bangladesh to CHT since the 1980’s. As a result, the population of non-indigenous people dramatically increased from... Continua »
Chittagong Hill Tracts: The Jummas’ Plight Under Military Rule

Chittagong Hill Tracts: The Jummas’ Plight Under Military Rule

An interesting article from UNPO about a very important topic.   The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh is virtually choked under military rule, anti-“Jumma” (as the local native population is often called) multi-faceted conspiracy and widespread slanderous propaganda. The recent instance of it is the denial of entry by... Continua »
Rohingya: Chased from Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh and anywhere

Rohingya: Chased from Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh and anywhere

Ethnic Bengalis of Muslim faith, the Rohingyas live in the western region of Myanmar bordering the mother land Bangladesh as well as the hilly area of the Chittagong Hill Tract, where normally they deal with drugs smuggling, theft, robbery, racketeering and rapes of young (male and female). The main community... Continua »
New Book on Indigenous People Highlights CHT People’s Distinct Identity

New Book on Indigenous People Highlights CHT People’s Distinct Identity

Ms Tamina M Chowdhury, academic and consultant for the World Bank’s Dhaka branch, presented her newly published book, entitled “Indigenous Identity in South Asia: Making Claims in the Colonial Chittagong Hill Tracts”, in which she proves the long-standing indigenous identification of the Chittagong Hill Tracts as an ethnically and religiously... Continua »
Chittagong Hill Tracts: Lack of Implementation of Peace Accord

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Lack of Implementation of Peace Accord

On the 19th anniversary of the 1997 Chittagong Hill Tracts Accord, Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS) reflects on the lack of implementation and asks for the government of Bangladesh to comply with the provisions of the Accord. These include the end of tourism zone projects evicting indigenous Jumma people... Continua »