Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Indigenous Peoples Rights

UN experts call for halt to contentious tourism resort in Bangladesh 

Hill Voice, 10 February 2021, International Desk: UN experts called for a halt to contentious tourism resort in Chittagong Hill Tract (CHT) of Bangladesh. UN human rights experts said Bangladesh should suspend the construction...

13 Mro children of Alikadam rescued from hands of Islamic converters

Hill Voice, 26 January 2021, Bandarban: It has been reported that 13 indigenous Mro children of four Mro villages of Kurukpata Union in Alikadam Upazila under Bandarban Hill District have been rescued from the...

2 Jumma houses searched and 7 beaten and harassed by army in Rowangchari

Hill Voice, 18 January 2021, Bandarban: It has been alleged that two Jumma houses were searched massively and seven innocent Jumma villagers beaten up by the army in Rowangchari upazila of Bandarban district. These...

AIPP & IWGIA’s statement to Bangladesh Government seeking justice for Lakingme

Hill Voice, 17 January 2021, Special Reporter: Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact (AIPP) and International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) have jointly issued a statement to the Bangladesh Government seeking justice for Lakingme Chakma....

13 Tripura villagers beaten and a young woman tried to rape by the army...

Hill Voice, 17 January 2021, Rangamati: It has been alleged that 13 Tripura villagers of Burma Para and Butam Para of Ward No. 1 of Ghilachhari Union of Kaptai Mouza of Rajasthali Upazila of...