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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 »

UPDF leader shot dead in Banduk-bhanga Saturday, December 16, 2017 AN organizer of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF) has been shot dead in Dhamaichara Moanpara village under Banduk-bhanga Union of Rangamati district. Members of the army-backed Jargo Party vigilante group led by Tapan Jyoti Chakma alias Borma shot dead Anol Bikash Chakma, also known as Laxmi, on Friday (15 December) night after waking him ... Read More »

Army threatens 7 Jumma families to vacate land in Sajek Thursday, December 07, 2017 THE ARMY on Thursday threatened seven Jumma families to dismantle their homes built on about 25 acres of land in Korollyachari village under Sajek Union in Rangamati district. The Jummas built the homes after the army had abandoned their camp and withdrawn a few years ago. According to sources, a group of army personnel led ... Read More »

SSC examinee tortured by army in Naniachar Sunday, November 19, 2017 AN SSC examinee has been tortured after the army raided their house in Naniachar in Rangamati district. (SSC stands for Secondary School Certificate) According to eyewitnesses’ accounts, a group of army personnel led by a captain (he took his name badge off his uniform) from Naniachar zone raided Borpulpara village under Sabekyong Union at 8:30 ... Read More »

Nobyo Mukhosh Bahini leader beats motorbike driver Saturday, November 18, 2017 THE Nobyo Mukhosh Bahini leader, Tapan Jyoti Chakma aka Borma, physically assaulted a motorbike driver to the full view of the public for refusing to speak to him. The incident took place at 4 p. m. on Friday, 17 November at T & T Market in Naniachar of Rangamati district. The victim has been identified ... Read More »

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 »