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  • Their homes burnt, where will they go?

    A report published in this daily on March 27 has once again brought to the fore how the vulnerability of indigenous communities is often used as an instrument of exploitation against them.

  • Mro life on the Sangu bank

    The lady of the house carried the first batch of drinking water from the nearby dying Sangu River with her two-month-old daughter in tow.

  • Keep peace in the hills: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday stressed the need for maintaining a peaceful atmosphere in the hill tracts of the country.

  • Ensure equal rights, dignity

    It was their day. They gathered, joined hands and spoke up to draw the government's attention to their demands for their rights and

  • Leaving home in fear of torture

    Fearing torture and harassment allegedly by forest officials, around 187 Bangladeshi indigenous men, women and children of five villages under Kalenga Reserve Forest in Habiganj tried to cross into India on Saturday early morning.

  • Huge Amazon reserve fires contained

    Brazilian officials have managed to contain several forest fires that have destroyed half of an indigenous reserve in the Amazon region.

  • 2 charged with Garo woman’s gang-rape

    Rapid Action Battalion presses charges against two persons for gang-raping a 21-year-old indigenous woman in Dhaka on May 21.

  • Adivasis call for rights (video)

    In face of hardships and struggle in everyday life, the population belonging to ethnic minority demands constitutional recognition, equal rights and dignity.

  • Man kills son, 3 others in Joypurhat

    A man allegedly kills his six-year-old son and three members of his in-law's family in Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat.

  • ‘Rapists’ of Garo woman on 10-day remand

    A Dhaka court places on 10-day remand two people arrested on charge of gang-raping a 21-year-old indigenous woman on May 21.

  • City of dreams turns nightmare

    Condemning the gang-rape of the Garo woman on the night of April 21, eminent citizens of the country say the culture of lack of justice is what drives these incidents.

  • Indigenous people deprived more in 2014: report

    The frequency of violation of civil and political rights to people of the ethnic minority in Bangladesh intensified further during last year, a published report says