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Late night search in a teacher’s house in Kaokhali Monday, November 6, 2017 A RETIRED government primary school teacher’s house has been searched in Kaokhali in Rangamati district, according to sources. A group of army personnel conducted the search at Kochukhali in Kaokhali town on Sunday night (November 04), sources said. ‘The soldiers came at 2:30 and woke me up. Then they searched every room of my house,’ ... Read More »

Ex-UPDF member arrested in Kaokhali Saturday, October 21, 2017 AN ex-UPDF member has been arrested in Kaokhali in Rangamati district in connection with a case his family members say was fabricated. Jagadish Dewan, 38, was on his way back home from Kaokhali bazar on Monday (16 October) when the police arrested him. The police said he was arrested in connection with a case filed ... Read More »

Three Jumma villagers tortured in Naniachar Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Three innocent Jumma villagers including a village head (Karbari) were tortured during military raids in several villages in Naniachar Upazila of Rangamati district. According to sources, on 7 October, at 9 a. m., hundreds of Bangladesh Army personnel from Khagrachari and Guimara regional camps carried out massive house searches in Forest Office area, Ataro Mile, ... Read More »

Army tortures Jumma boy in Baghaichari Tuesday, September 6, 2016 THE army on Friday, September 2, tortured a Jumma boy during a raid at Korengatoli in Baghaichari Upazila. According to sources, a group of army personnel led by Major Mamun from Korengatoli camp raided B-Block village in Korengatoli and searched the house of Bimal Kanti Chakma. When they found nothing incriminating during the search, they asked Sukhen Chakma, an ... Read More »

Seven Jumma tortured in Sajek Wednesday, June 22, 2016 THE army reportedly tortured seven Jumma villagers in Sajek under Rangamati district on Tuesday night. The Jummas were returning from Dighinala Health Complex on four motorbikes after treating a female patient when the army led by Warrant Officer Anwar from Tiger Tila camp stopped them at Nandaram at 11 pm. The soldiers beat them up ... Read More »

Jubo League, Chattra League attack leaves 3 Jumma injured in Kaokhali Saturday, June 04, 2016 AT least three Jumma people were injured and several shops belonging to them were damaged when members of the Jubo League and Chattra League, two front organizations of the ruling Awami League party, attacked a Jumma neighbourhood in Kaokhali Upazila headquarters today. Fifteen to twenty men led by Nazim Uddin, general secretary of the Kaokhali ... Read More »

Army searches houses including that of UP candidate in Ghagra Thursday, June 02, 2016 THE army searched the houses of a Union Council chairman candidate and six others in Ghagra, Rangamati, on Thursday, according to sources. A group of army personnel from Champatoli camp went to Junumachara village at 12 noon and carried out the searches. Jagadish Chakma, a candidate for the chairmanship of Ghagra Union Council, was busy ... Read More »

House searched by army in Naniachar Sunday, May 15, 2016 THE army on Friday searched a house belonging to a Jumma in Hugurmara village under Burighat Union of Naniachar Upazila, according to sources. A group of 40 – 50 army personnel from Islampur camp carried out the search on Friday morning, May 13. The army was accompanied by Md Salam, a member of Burighat Union ... Read More »

Two Jummas kidnapped by settlers in Longudu Tuesday, April 19, 2016 TWO Jumma villagers were kidnapped by some Bengali settlers when they were working on Ashok Kumar Chakma’s land in Bhaibone-chara village under Longudu Upzila in Rangamati district in the morning today, Tuesday, April 19. The abducted Jummas have been identified as Buddha Moni Chakma, 36, son of late Nishi Moni Chakma and Bidya Ranjan Chakma, ... Read More »

Army conducts house-to-house search in Kudukchari Sunday, April 17, 2016 THE army on Sunday carried out a house-to-house search during an operation in Kudukchari Upar Para, also known as Abasik, under Rangamati Sadar Upazila, according to sources. A group of army personnel in two jeeps from Naniachar zone raided the village at 2 p. m. and carried out the hour-long search. They encircled the entire ... Read More »