Human rights violations of Indigenous peoples, especially land-grabbing, continued unabated
It has been 25 years since the Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord was signed, but rights activists and leaders of the party that signed it with the government say key clauses of the agreement still remain unimplemented.
The Adibashis epitomise some of the clearest manifestations of the pluricultural and multilingual heritage of Bangladesh.
Researching the plight of Indigenous people is a passion of mine because I am Indigenous.
Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) peace accord will be implemented fully during the tenure of the present government as most of the points of the accord have already been implemented, said Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader.
The announcement by the Prime Minister that she wants to put an end to land disputes in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) gives a glimmer of hope that the most sensitive component of the CHT Peace Accord may be resolved under the PM's leadership.
Experts yesterday stressed the need for bringing different ethnic minority communities to mainstream development and
We wholeheartedly endorse the call of politicians, cultural activists, and indigenous leaders to the government to declare a definite roadmap for effective implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Peace Accord.