Title Bangladesh: 1. Please provide references/updates on the treatment of Chakmas generally in Bangladesh. 2. Please provide references/updates on the treatment of former Shanti Bahini members. 3. Please provide references/updates on the punishment of former SB members accused of crimes, especially if there is any suggestion that the laws are applied more harshly against them than others. 4. Please provide references/updates on whether Bangladeshi Chakmas in Tripura can return and obtain Bangladeshi passports. 5. Please provide any information on Shanti Bahini membership
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 2 June 2005
Country Bangladesh
Topics Chakma | Criminal justice | Passports
Citation / Document Symbol BGD17347
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Bangladesh: 1. Please provide references/updates on the treatment of Chakmas generally in Bangladesh. 2. Please provide references/updates on the treatment of former Shanti Bahini members. 3. Please provide references/updates on the punishment of former SB members accused of crimes, especially if there is any suggestion that the laws are applied more harshly against them than others. 4. Please provide references/updates on whether Bangladeshi Chakmas in Tripura can return and obtain Bangladeshi passports. 5. Please provide any information on Shanti Bahini membership, 2 June 2005, BGD17347 , available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b6fe121d.html [accessed 19 September 2014]
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