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Bangladesh to hold indigenous people's forum

5 August 2011 | Publisher: IRIN | Document type: Country News

Bangladesh: 1. Please give a brief update on the situation for Chakmas in Bangladesh, in particular: (a) communities in the Chittagong Hills Tract (CHT); and (b) Chakmas living elsewhere (eg. Dhaka, Gazipur). 2. Please provide brief snapshots of the Hills Women's Federation, Pahari Chhatra Parishad (PCP), and the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samiti (PCJSS); their missions, relationship with one another and whether members are known to be at risk of mistreatment. 3. Do reports indicate whether the Bangladeshi Army or others target people involved in political debate or pro-Jumma activism outside the CHT? 4. Is the Bangladeshi Army known to arrest those who assist the CHT Commission during its visits to CHT locations? (The CHT Commission's views, and in particular, any comment on their August 2009 visit to Kamalchari, would be particularly useful.)

4 February 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

RRT Case No. 0805595

5 December 2008 | Judicial Body: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Buddhist - Chakma - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Right to employment - Social group persecution | Countries: Australia - Bangladesh

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 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

National Human Rights Commission v. State of Arunachal Pradesh and Another

9 January 1996 | Judicial Body: India: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Chakma - Denial of nationality - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Human rights and fundamental freedoms | Countries: Bangladesh - India

State of Arunachal Pradesh v. Khudiram Chakma; Khudiram Chakma v. State of Arunachal Pradesh and Others

27 April 1993 | Judicial Body: India: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Chakma - Denial of nationality - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Resettlement | Countries: Bangladesh - India

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