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Bangladesh: Indigenous Peoples engulfed in Chittagong Hill Tracts land conflict

Headline Title:  Bangladesh: Indigenous Peoples engulfed in Chittagong Hill Tracts land conflict 12 June 2013 The Bangladeshi government’s failure to address rights to traditional lands in the eastern Chittagong Hill Tracts region has left tens of thousands of Pahari Indigenous people landless and trapped in a cycle of violent clashes with Bengali settlers, Amnesty International said in a new report released today.The report, Pushed to the Edge, documents how the Pahari are still waiting for the government to live up to the terms of an accord signed more than 15 years ago, by restoring…

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