Posts Tagged ‘ Indigenous People ’

Between Delhi and Rangamati: Contrasting display of protests

January 4, 2013
Rahman Nasir Uddin
Between Delhi and Rangamati: Contrasting display of protests

Recently, two gang rapes took place – one in Delhi and the other in Rangamati. In the first case, a 23-year-old Delhi medical student was raped on a running bus on December 16 by six men and then was thrown off on the street.
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Posted in CHT, Law and Justice, Women's Rights | 16 Comments »

In search of adibashi (indigenous) consciousness

August 11, 2012
Prashanta Tripura
In search of adibashi (indigenous) consciousness

I have come across a number of Bengalis who raise the question, “How justified is it to divide the people of the same country as indigenous and non-indigenous? If only you (i.e. Chakma, Tripura, Garo, Santal etc) are indigenous, then what are we?”
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Posted in CHT, Human Rights, Uncategorized | 13 Comments »

Welcoming Ban Ki-moon to Bangladesh: Loony musings

November 14, 2011
Wasfia Nazreen
Welcoming Ban Ki-moon to Bangladesh: Loony musings

When the UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon arrived in Dhaka on an official visit, his second to Bangladesh, he must have missed Bangladesh Tourism Board’s gallant advertisement “Smiling Indigenous Women of Bangladesh” in its shiny bright billboard at the international airport’s general lobby. The news stories on his arrival Sunday evening obviously did not highlight...
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Posted in CHT, Politics | 6 Comments »

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