Monday, May 27, 2024

Opinion

Militant training in the Hills: How Jamaatul Ansar got involved with KNF

Tipu Sultan The new Islamic militant organization, Jamaatul Ansar Fil Hindal Sharqiya (hereafter Jamaatual Ansar), has again come into the discussion after video footage of training of its militant members in the camp of armed...

Rubber Companies want to wipe out three Jum-cultivator villges in Lama

Dipayan Khisa There are 39 Jum farming families in Longkom Mro Para, Jaychandra Tripura Para and Rengyen Mro Para in Sarai Union under Lama Upazila in Bandarban. Jum farming is the main of their occupations....

UNHCHR’s visit: Enforced Disappearances in the Country and Criminalization in the CHT

Mangal Kumar Chakma Recently in August, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR), Michelle Bachelet, paid visit to Bangladesh. During her visit, Bachelet highlighted, among other things, the issue of enforced disappearances and...

Selling the child of a needy mother and tragic life-stories of the Jum hills

Dipayon Khisa Pagujjyachari village of Bhaibonchhara union in Khagrachari district has been in the headlines for quite some time after August 11. The news is quite sensational and surprising. A mother brought her 6-year-old son...

Circular prohibiting the use of the term Adivasi is unconstitutional and contempt of the...

Hill Voice, 30 July 2022, Special Reporter: In a joint statement by 50 prominent citizens, the Information Ministry’s circular dated 19 July 2022 being urged by the intelligence agencies not to use the word...