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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 »

Two PCP activists arrested from rally in Guimara Saturday, December 23, 2017 TWO activists of the Hill Students’ Council (PCP), a front organization of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF), were arrested as the army and police attacked its rally without provocation in Guimara on Saturday. Many other PCP activists were also wounded when the police fired rubber bullets on them, said a PCP press release. According ... Read More »

Two UPDF supporters arresred, released later in Matiranga Friday, December 22, 2017 TWO supporters of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF) were arrested and released later on Friday in Khagrachari district. The UPDF supporters – Hlathoai Marma (23) son of Kongchai Marma and Monuching Marma (22) son of Monghla Marma from Choto Pilak village under Hapchari and Sindukchari Unions in Guimara Upazila – were carrying posters published ... 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 »

Policeman attempts to rape Jumma girl in Laxmichari Friday, December 15, 2017 A POLICE constable reportedly attempted to rape a Jumma girl in Laxmichari under Khagrachari district on Thursday night, December 14. The incident took place at 8:30 p. m. near UNO office when the 15-year-old, a ninth grade student, was walking back home after meeting her friends. Anwar Shahadat, a police personnel from Laxmichari Thana, stopped ... Read More »

House-to-house search in Harinath Para Thursday, December 14, 2017 THE ARMY on Thursday conducted a house-to-house search in Talukder Para (Barengya Chara) under greater Harinath Para village in Khagrachari district. Two members of the Jargo Party, also known as Nobyo Mukhosh Bahini, accompanied the army. According to sources, a group of army personnel from Khagrachari Sadar zone and Jongoli Tila base camp carried out ... Read More »

Army disrupts wedding ceremony in Betchari Friday, December 08, 2017 THE ARMY on Friday raided Betchari Mukh Para village under Kamalchari Union in Khagrachari district and disrupted a wedding ceremony that was underway in a house there. The soldiers pointed their guns at the guests in a threatening manner and asked, ‘Where are UPDF activists?’ The army men were accompanied by three members of the ... 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 »

Six mobile phones snatched by Jargo Party Sunday, December 03, 2017 SIX mobile handsets were snatched away by members of the Jargo Party vigilante group as they raided Harinath Para under Golabari Union in Khagrachari district under army protection on Saturday night, December 02. The Jargo Party terrorists were accompanied by members of the JSS-MN Larma faction, one of whom has been identified by locals as ... Read More »