Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Human Rights

Repression & Militarization intensified in CHT in six months, says PCJSS

Hill Voice, 6 July 2020, Chittagong Hill Tracts:  Like the previous governments, the present Awami League government led by Sheikh Hasina has intensified militarization in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) to completely eradicate the...

2 new camps set up & 4 persons arrested by army in June, says...

Hill Voice, 5 July 2020, Chittagong Hill Tracts: In June 2020, as part of the repression upon the Jumma people, the army set up two new camps and arrested four Jumma people including one...

3 Jummas arrested by army in Panchhari

Hill Voice, 02 July 2020, Khagrachhari:  It has been reported that three Jummas have been arrested by the army in Panchhari upazila of Khagrachhari district. According to local sources, on 01 June 2020 Tuesday, they...

CHTC expresses concern over HRVs in CHT amid COVID-19 pandemic

Hill Voice, 26 June 2020, Dhaka:  The International Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission (CHTC) is alarmed at the reports of allegations of Human Rights Violations (HRVs), especially against the indigenous peoples of the Chittagong Hill...

PCP’s solidarity with the repeal of the Digital Security Act

Hill Voice, 22 June 2020, Dhaka:  There have been strong demands from various quarters recently for the repeal of the Digital Security Act. 60 teachers and twenty-three working organisations of students of Jahangirnagar University...