Chittagong Hill Tracts

Fact Sheet: Violence Against Indigenous Women And Girls In Bangladesh

Indigenous women and girls frequently experience violence in Bangladesh. A report published by Bangladesh Indigenous Women Network (BIWN) found that from January to June in the year 2021, 37 indigenous women became victims of violence in 33 incidents, of which 17 were in the plains and 16 were in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT). Rape …

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EMRIP14: Item 8 – Draft Report on “efforts to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Indigenous Peoples and the Right to Self-Determination”

Joint Statement to the 14th session/ Regional meetings of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples13 July, 2021 (Asia)By Gam A. ShimrayOn behalf of Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus Respected chair. I am presenting this statement on behalf of the Asia IP Caucus to provide EMRIP with a situation on the enjoyment of the …

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EMRIP12: Joint Statement of Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation to the 12th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

12th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples15-19 July 2019, UN Office, Geneva Statement by: Shohel Chandra Hajang Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation, [email protected] Thank you, Madam Chair, My name is Shohel Chandra Hajang belonging to Hajong indigenous community and here I am representing Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum & …

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EMRIP12: Joint Statement of Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation to the 12th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The 12th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 15-19 July 2019 UN Office, Geneva Statement by: Shohel Chandra Hajang Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum & Kapaeeng Foundation, [email protected] Thank you, Madam Chair, My name is Shohel Chandra Hajang belonging to Hajong indigenous community. I am representing Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation. …

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AIPP Submission to the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for its study on “Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the Context of Borders, Migration and Displacement”

This submission is made to the EMRIP based on AIPP’s existing research on indigenous peoples’ situation in Asia as well as specific inputs on the theme of the EMRIP study by AIPP Executive Council and member organizations. Asia has the largest number of indigenous peoples around the world – about 411 million live in the …

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Bangladesh: Update on Sexual Violence Against Marma Sisters: Now Confinement Along With Their Parents At A House in Rangamati

On 22 January 2018, two Marma sisters aged 18 and 14 were allegedly raped and sexually assaulted at gunpoint by the members of security forces at Oracchari village in Belaichari upazilla of Rangamati Hill District. The incident occurred around 3:00 am in the morning while a team consists of 12 Army personnel and 8 Ansar …

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UNPFII16: Agenda Item 4 – Atrocities of the security forces intensified in CHT, says PCJSS representative at the UNPFII

In an intervention at the 16th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, representative of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) Bidhayak Chakma says, atrocities of the security forces have been intensified in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT). In the joint statement …

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Survival under Threat: Human Rights Situation of Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh

The publication of this report has come at a time when the Indigenous peoples of Bangladesh are facing increasing challenges to the enjoyment of their human rights including the continuing denial of their existence by the Government of Bangladesh. It also comes at a time when instead of advancing the implementation of the Chittagong Hill …

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