Jumma

Bangladesh: Cruel killing of Romel Chakma – Media coverage, Statement of Army & Police, and Propaganda

Though the death of Romel Chakma on 19 April 2017 went viral with the social media and caused heightened agony among the masses, no national daily was noticed to publish news on Romel’s death till 21 April. It was not only the case with the national dailies, no news over death of Romel Chakma was …

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Bangladesh: #PeaceforJummas

Facebook Twitter Between 1979 and 1984, the government of Bangladesh considering the territory of Jumma indigenous peoples (the Chittagong Hill Tracts) as a virgin territory, settled 350,000 to 450,000 landless Bengalis in the region. The colonization has been accompanied by evictions, arson and violence. Sexual assaults on Jumma women and girls have been used as …

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