Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT)

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

CHT Land Commission work, and the power struggles, contradictions, and tensions around it

The state has slowly been leading to the dispossession of Indigenous Peoples from their land

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Chattogram Hill Tracts to come under railway network

Bangladesh Railway has undertaken a masterplan to bring the three districts of Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) under its railway network in order to improve connectivity in the hilly region.

February 19, 2020
February 19, 2020

Activist killed by criminals in Rangamati, UPDF claims

An activist of the United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) was shot dead by unidentified criminals at Banduk Bhanga union in Rangamati today, a statement by the organisation claims.

August 1, 2019
August 1, 2019

Scarcity of drinking water changes life pattern in hills

Scarcity of fresh drinking water is a major challenge for people living in the country’s hilly region, according to a Manusher Jonno Foundation commissioned report.

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

Crime Spiral in CHT: Conflicting claims bury ‘why’ in hills

Fear has gripped Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT), as murders are taking place one after another due to alleged inter-party conflicts between local armed groups.