World Indigenous Day, 2012


GHRD Campaign: World Indigenous Day: Protect the Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh!

Police assisted in the Attack on an Indigenous Chakma Village in Teknaf, Bangladesh


Eleven Chakma villagers were severely wounded by a group of land grabbers who attacked the village Amtali in Teknaf in cooperation with the local police between the May 29th and 31st, 2012.

Bangladeshi Government instructs its District Commissioners not to celebrate World Indigenous Day in a confidential directive


In a leaked memorandum, the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives demands that no government support is given on the World Indigenous Day August 9th, 2012, and that instead “steps might be taken [around that day] to publicise/broadcast in the print and electronic media that there are no indigenous people in Bangladesh”.

Bomb attack on indigenous students in Rangamati


At least 14 activists of Pahari Chatra Parishad (PCP) were severely injured in a bloody bomb attack in Rangamati Hill Districts on Sunday May 20.

UPR Submission


GHRD recently submitted its Joint NGO Submission with Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) on the situation for minorities in Pakistan to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR).

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