indigenous

Their homes burnt, where will they go?

A report published in this daily on March 27 has once again brought to the fore how the vulnerability of indigenous communities is often used as an instrument of exploitation against them.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Huge Amazon reserve fires contained

Brazilian officials have managed to contain several forest fires that have destroyed half of an indigenous reserve in the Amazon region.

August 23, 2015
August 23, 2015

2 charged with Garo woman’s gang-rape

Rapid Action Battalion presses charges against two persons for gang-raping a 21-year-old indigenous woman in Dhaka on May 21.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

Adivasis call for rights (video)

In face of hardships and struggle in everyday life, the population belonging to ethnic minority demands constitutional recognition, equal rights and dignity.

June 20, 2015
June 20, 2015

Man kills son, 3 others in Joypurhat

A man allegedly kills his six-year-old son and three members of his in-law's family in Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

‘Rapists’ of Garo woman on 10-day remand

A Dhaka court places on 10-day remand two people arrested on charge of gang-raping a 21-year-old indigenous woman on May 21.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

City of dreams turns nightmare

Condemning the gang-rape of the Garo woman on the night of April 21, eminent citizens of the country say the culture of lack of justice is what drives these incidents.

February 27, 2015
February 27, 2015

Indigenous people deprived more in 2014: report

The frequency of violation of civil and political rights to people of the ethnic minority in Bangladesh intensified further during last year, a published report says