Category Archives: CHT

Who is Somo Odhikar?

Yesterday’s attack on the motorcade of Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission injured Commission member Dr Iftekharuzzaman, also executive director of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), Rangamati sadar police station Officer-in-Charge Monu Sohel Imtiaz, Research … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

When Rapists Are Bengali, When Rape Is A State Weapon For Ethnic Cleansing

“Our struggle for self-determination and autonomy, meaning the struggle since 80′s decade, rape has been used by Bengali military and civilian men / administration / state as a weapon.

March 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

Tandra Chakma: Justice for Sabita and some related issues

Justice for Sabita and some related issues By Tandra Chakma. Translated by Tibra Ali for According to UN Women 25th of February is “Orange Day.” Every year this day … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 5 Comments

সুপ্রিয় তালুকদার: মায়ানমারে চম্পকনগরের পথে

মায়ানমারে চম্পকনগরের পথে সুপ্রিয় তালুকদার for [ বংশানুক্রমে জানা যায় যে চাকমারা চম্পকনগর নামক স্থান থেকে পার্বত্য চট্টগ্রাম ও তৎসংলগ্ন অঞ্চলে এসেছে। কোন চম্পকনগর থেকে এসেছে তা নিয়ে মতভেদ … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Quest for Indigenous Identity in Bangladesh, 1993-2013

“Historically, the so called ‘tribal’, non-Bengali ethnic groups – i.e. those who wish to be known as indigenous peoples (IPs) – of Bangladesh have been at the forefront of various … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

16 Years of the CHT Peace Accord

16 Years of the CHT Peace Accord by Biplob Rahman, translated by Professor Farida Khan for Without a resolution of the land conflict as outlined in the treaty, the … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Reingkhyong Lake: The Forgotten Frontier of Bangladesh

By Devasish Roy-Wangza for AlalOdulal About thirty-five of us – including six women and about ten local men porters – took a seven-day trek from Farua village within Farua Union … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

The “Peace” Accord that led nowhere: 16 years ago, today

16 years ago 1997. Shantu Larma and Sheikh Hasina let go a peace dove into the sky to celebrate the 1997 CHT “Peace” Accord.

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

তন্দ্রা চাকমা: তাইন্দং মাটিরাঙ্গা, সাবা এবং কিছু অনূভুতি

তাইন্দং মাটিরাঙ্গা, সাবা এবং কিছু অনূভুতি তন্দ্রা চাকমা ঘটনাটা ঘটেছিল ৩রা আগষ্ট ২০১৩ তে। প্রথম জেনেছিলাম ফেসবুকের মাধ্যমে। কি ঘটেছিল?  বিডি নিউজ ২৪ এর মাধ্যমে জানা যায়: গত ৩ অগাস্ট … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Step-children of Bangladesh

The Step-children of Bangladesh by Hana Shams Ahmed for Taindong union in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh has recently come under attack by ruthless land-grabbers, the Government-cum-military … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment



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