Life is still not ours: A story of Chittagong Hill Tracts

The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHTs) is a region located in the south-eastern part of Bangladesh, bordering Myanmar to the south and south-east, and India to the north and north-east. Today, CHTs consists of three hill districts – Khagrachari, Rangamati and Bandarban. For centuries, CHTs has been home to over eleven distinct groups of indigenous peoples. […]

Rohingya: a Nation Orphaned by History

It might be instructive to begin with some very basic facts: The Rohingya population is roughly a million; their ancestral territory spans the border of Bangladesh and Burma; their religion is Islam; and their language is related to but clearly differentiated from Bengali, the sixth most spoken language in the world. The nearest thing to […]

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