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 »
giugno 10, 2017 / 0

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 »
giugno 4, 2017 / 0

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 »
maggio 25, 2017 / 0

Indigenous children of Bangladesh at risk of forced religious conversion

Indigenous children of Bangladesh at risk of forced religious conversion There is an alarming presence of forced religious conversion of indigenous children at the hands of radical Islamists in Bandarban. Muslim fanatics seduce underprivileged families with scopes of a better education and lifestyle for their children, and forcefully convert the children in madrasas in Dhaka without their parents’ knowledge. Over... Continua »
aprile 20, 2017

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 »
febbraio 3, 2017

Gond and Beyond: Tribal Artists from India

Gond and Beyond: Tribal Artists from India We can say it’s the first time I write down something as commissioned by a reader. It’s a fact, while I directly SPAM all the bot and hardly tolerate the “suspected bot”, until I get further proof of their identity, I highly estimate the genuine readers who sincerely appreciate my... Continua »
gennaio 31, 2017

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 »
gennaio 27, 2017

As Maharashtra makes big mining push, indigenous push back

As Maharashtra makes big mining push, indigenous push back Over two nights in early January, Madia Gond tribals — or Adivasis, Indigenous, as they prefer to be called — of southeastern Maharashtra gather every year in a clearing to celebrate their pre-harvest festival. They sing, dance and feast on pork and mutton as they worship their deity, Thakur Dev.... Continua »
gennaio 27, 2017