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

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

Indian police and that mass rape during operation against indigenous

Indian police and that mass rape during operation against indigenous India’s human rights watchdog said more than a dozen indigenous women were raped by police in restive Chhattisgarh state with the victims’ lawyer slamming authorities over delays in arresting the accused. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said on Sunday at least 16 women were “victims of rape, sexual and... Continua »
gennaio 9, 2017

Indigenous students of Bangladesh get books in mother tongue

Indigenous students of Bangladesh get books in mother tongue Sometimes even the Bangladesh government makes some tiny symbolic gesture, yet appreciated, in favor of the country’s indigenous people. This year’s Textbook Festival Day, celebrated across the country Sunday, brought an exceptionally beautiful day in the lives of indigenous students as for the first time in the country’s history they... Continua »
gennaio 2, 2017

India: Mining company targets Dongria’s sacred hills – AGAIN

India: Mining company targets Dongria’s sacred hills – AGAIN A mining company in India has renewed its efforts to start mining on the sacred hills of the Dongria Kondh people, despite previous defeat in the Supreme Court, and determined opposition by the tribe. The Dongria Kondh consider the Niyamgiri Hills to be sacred and have been dependent on and... Continua »
novembre 27, 2016

Incredible new photos of uncontacted Amazon tribe

Incredible new photos of uncontacted Amazon tribe Extraordinary new aerial photos show a contemporary uncontacted tribal community estimated to be home to 100 people in the Amazon. The village is in the Yanomami indigenous territory in the north of Brazil, close to the Venezuelan border. About 22,000 Yanomami live on the Brazilian side of the border, and... Continua »
novembre 21, 2016