Saturday, February 17, 2018

UPDF activist shot dead by NMB in Khagrachari

News No. 25/2018 : Saturday, February 17, 2018

AN activist of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF), Dillip Kumar Chakma alias Binoy, has been shot dead in Horinathpara, two kilometers east of Khagrachari district town.

‘Nine army-backed NMB vigilantes opened fire indiscriminately at UPDF activists at 8:30 a. m. today, killing Dillip Kumar Chakma on the spot,’ a UPDF press release said.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Army snatch Marma rape victims from hospital, assault Chakma queen in Rangamati

News No. 24/2018 : Friday, February 16, 2018,

THE army on Thursday night snatched away two rape victims from Rangamati Sadar Hospital where they were undergoing medical treatment, and assaulted Chakma queen Yan Yan, who have been waging a legal battle to take the victims into her safe custody.

According to eyewitnesses’ accounts, a group of army men led by Major Tanvir, who is blamed for the death of PCP leader Romel Chakma in army custody in April last year, entered the hospital room, beat the girls attending to the victims, forced them to another room, switched the lights off and then took the rape victims away.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

NMB forces CNG drivers to stay off the road in Naniachar

News No. 23/2018 : Wednesday, February 14, 2018

THE army-backed Nobyo Mukhosh Bahini vigilantes have forced the CNG auto rickshaw and motorbike drivers to stay off the road for refusing to change their station from T & T bazaar in Naniachar in Rangamati district.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Two Jumma youth tortured by army in Ghilachari

News No. 22/2018 : Saturday, February 10, 2018

TWO Jumma youths are undergoing treatment for injuries they sustained from beating by army in Ghilachari under Naniachar Upazila in Rangamati district.

Ranjan Chakma, 20, son of Laxmi Mohan Chakma and Sukhomoy Chakma, 19, son of Gyana Lal Chakma were at a tea shop at Langelpara when the soldiers came in a military vehicle, got down and beat them without any obvious reason.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Army conducts searches in Ramgarh

News No. 21/2018 : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

THE army conducted searches in Toichakma area under Patachara Union in Ramgarh Upazila on Monday, 5 February.

Soldiers from Guimara zone went to Toichakma in two military vehicles at 5 p. m. and searched two shops and frisked people for weapons.

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Settler youth arrested for attempted rape

News No. 20/2018 : Sunday, February 4, 2018

A BENGALI settler youth named Eman Ali was arrested on Friday 2 February for attempting to rape a Jumma girl in Bongoltoli village under Baghaihcari Upazila, Rangamati district.

The girl had just gone to bed after reading her class books when the would-be rapist Eman Ali, a tubewell mechanic, attacked her.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Attack on human chain leaves several injured in Ramgarh
News No. 19/2018 : Wednesday, January 31, 2018

SEVERAL Jumma people have been injured when members of the Bangladeshi security forces attacked a human chain organized by local villagers in Ramgarh today to protest against the 27 January settler attack on a Jumma village.