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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Breaking News: IP students rally attacked by police many injured and one arrested

Rally demanding indigenous Peoples recognition in the Bangladesh constitution in Khagrachari has been attacked by Bangladesh police forces. The eight Indigenous Students' organizations (Bangladesh Marma Students Council; Tripura Students Form, Bangladesh; Mro Students council; Tanchangya Students organization; Chak Students organization; Bawm students council; Khiyang Students Council; Khumi Students council) of CHT is holding protest rally today (07 August 2011 in all three hill district headquarters and in Chittagong City. Many injured and one Rajesh Tripura arrested in khagrachari.

Reported by Mrinal Tripura from Khagrachari. More details coming soon. 

An update: The student who was held by police got released an hour (in the afternoon) ago today.

Photo courtesy: Joy Tripura

Photo courtesy: Joy Tripura

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