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Four UPDF activists arrested in Khagrachari Monday, January 22, 2018 FOUR activists of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF) were arrested by army from Alutila Punorbashon area as they went there to prevent illegal rock extraction by unscrupulous businessmen. ‘UPDF activists were preparing to hold a meeting with the villagers to raise consciousness about negative environmental impact of rock extraction from streams and rivulets when ... Read More »

UPDF leader arrested, released later in Bandarban Thursday, January 18, 2018, Choton Kanti Tonchongya, chief organizer of UPDF Bandarban District unit, was arrested from his home at Balaghata in Bandarban district town on Tuesday night and was released fourteen hours later at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Speaking to after his release, Choton said, ‘A group of army men led by a Captain came to our house at ... Read More »

Two UPDF activists arrested in Ramgarh Monday, January 15, 2018 TWO activists of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF) have been arrested in Ramgarh, Khagrachari. According to sources, the UPDF activists were sleeping at Sathoai Pru Marma’s house in Bano Bihar area of Lachari Para village when they were arrested. A group of Border Guard Bangladesh personnel from Boidyo Para camp made the arrest in ... Read More »

One wounded in settler attack in Laxmichari Monday, January 8, 2018 A JUMMA villager has been seriously wounded as he resisted an attempt by Bengali settlers to grab his land in Laxmichari today. According to sources, a group of Bengali settlers led by Mohammad Hakim, Zakir and Mossaraf made an attempt to grab land belonging to Thoaiching Marma, 34, son of Khizuri Marma, in Monghla-para village ... Read More »

Three villagers’ houses searched in Baghaichari Monday, January 8, 2018 THE army on Sunday searched three houses of Jumma villagers in Nine Kilo and Eleven Kilo under Bongoltoli Union in Baghaichari Upazila of Rangamati district. Soldiers from Dui-tila camp led by Warrant Officer Arif carried out the search after the villagers had refused to take blankets distributed by army at Amtola earlier in the day. ... Read More »

Army conducts house searches in Naniachar Saturday, January 6, 2018 THE army on Saturday conducted house-to-house searches in Birchandra Member Para of Gorjontoli under Burigahat Union in Naniachar Upazila, Rangamati district. A group of army personnel from Naniachar zone carried out the search at 11 a. m. today. A masked man, believed to be a member of the Nobyo Mukhosh Bahini vigilante group, accompanied the ... Read More »

JSS-Reformists beat four villagers in Betchari Friday, January 5, 2018 Four villagers were wounded after they were beaten by members of the JSS M. N. Larma faction, popularly known as Reformist, in Betchari Christian Para under Khagrachari Sadar Upzila on Thursday. The victims have been identified as former UP member Satyo Broto Chakma, Gulo Chakma, Rubel Chakma and Rikumoni Chakma. Two of them were admitted ... Read More »

UPDF organiser Mithun Chakma shot dead in Khagrachari

26166632_1626298437460609_4152544590415885719_n Wednesday, January 3, 2018, Mithun Chakma, an organizer of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF), has been shot dead in Khagrachari. Members of the army-backed Nabyo Mukhosh Bahini vigilante group picked him up from in front of his home at Aparna Chowdhuri Para in Khagrachari town at 12:30 p. m. today and took him to Sluice Gate area and ... Read More »

One kidnapped, released later by Jargo Party in Khagrachari Friday, December 29, 2017 A CNG auto rickshaw driver, Arjun Chakma, was kidnapped but released after six hours by army-backed Jargo Party vigilante group in Khagrachari on Thursday, 28 December. Arjun Chakma hails from Bhuachari village in Kamalchari and drives an autorickshaw for hire. The Jurgo Party terrorists beat him severely after taking him away to an undisclosed location ... Read More »

Two women, one girl sexually harassed in Panchari Tuesday, December 26, 2017 TWO Jumma women and a girl were sexually harassed by army when they entered a jungle in Rezomonipara village under Latiban Union of Panchari Upazila to collect firewood on Sunday, December 24. According to sources, the victims – Amar Bala Tripura (37), Antodidi Tripura (55) and Ronika Tripura (13) from Baro Raithaoisa village under Bhaibonechara ... Read More »