Eviction of indigenous and marginalized people in Bangladesh need to be stopped!

Wednesday, 8th August 2018

A seminar to discuss on Eviction of indigenous and marginalized people occurred in Dhaka, Bangladesh in commemorating the International Indigenous People’s Day, August 08, 2018.

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17th session of the UNPFII: UNPFII Observes Land Issues in Bangladesh

Sunday, 15th July 2018

The 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) urged the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) to declare roadmap for implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Accord, to execute powers and functions of the CHT Regional Council and three Hill District Councils and to approve Rules of Business of the CHT Land Commission.

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Land rights as human rights – a view from Bangladesh

Friday, 5th January 2018

In Bangladesh, around 80% of civil and criminal cases are related to land conflict. Eviction and torture against the marginal and indigenous peoples can be found throughout the country. Published in local newspapers, 11 cases of tortures are recorded during 2012 to 2017. 

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Kapaeeng Foundation urges UN to put pressure on government to secure Indigenous People’s land rights

Thursday, 11th May 2017

During the UNPFII Sixteenth Session that took place at the UN Headquarter on 24 April to 5 May 2017, ILC Asia member from Bangladesh, The Kapaeeng Foundation, made a bold statement to urge the UNPFII to push the Government of Bangladesh to expedite functions of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Land Commission and to form a separate Land Commission for Indigenous Peoples.

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How The Bangladesh Government Addressed the Indigenous Women Issue In The Country

Tuesday, 11th April 2017

Bangladesh Government does not tolerate any crime. This idea has been ratified by many international conventions in order to enhance the human rights condition of the country. 

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A Mission to Bangladesh – One Step further for the Third Cycle of NES Bangladesh

Friday, 10th March 2017

This year, Bangladesh has entered its third year of the NES cycle. In order to start the process, ILC Asia members in Bangladesh, led by ALRD (Association of Land Reform Development) have set up a series of activities as the initiative to formulate the strategies to be applied for the next three years. Supervised by ILC Secretariat’s NES Coordinator, the process took place from 5 to 11 February, 2017. 

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