Category Archives: Ethnic Minority

“I ain’t indigenous” – reflection of a Bengali

Wasfia Nazreen

Published in BDnews24 on 28 July 2011.

This piece challenges Bangladesh government’s position on the constitutional recognition for the indigenous peoples.

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Of hippos and endangered indigenous denizens

Wasfia Nazreen

Published in BDnews24 on 21 June 2011.

This piece discusses displacements of humans and other species in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

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Disregarding the Jumma

Hana Shams Ahmed

Published in Himal on 15 June 2011.

This piece argues that the Bangladesh government’s continued failure to protect its indigenous peoples has forced them to seek international help.

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No god, no refuge, no New Year for the indigenous of Bangladesh

Wasfia Nazreen

Published in BDnews24 on 26 April 2011.

This piece discusses ethnic violence in Chittagong Hill Tracts in mid-April.

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Women in the CHT: The Violent Hills

Hana Shams Ahmed

Published in Forum on 5 March 2011.

This piece argues that women in the Chittagong Hill Tracts struggle to survive as quadruple minorities.

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Including the excluded

Wasfia Nazreen and Devasish Roy Wangza.

Published in the BDnews24 on 6 November 2010.

This piece asks for constitutional rights of the Adibashis of Bangladesh.

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Where the Streets Have no Name

Bina D’Costa.

The Daily Star Forum, 6 September 2010.

This piece  looks into displacement and dislocation in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

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