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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Brutal attack on Indigenous Students' rally by the Police: an update

The identity of IP students arrested by the Police have been known. Arrested nine students are :Jyotishman Chakma Bulbul, Uthei Marma, Martin Chakma, Using Marma, Uthin Marma, Rupen Chakma, Luke Chakma and Mithel Chakma. It has been learnt that, the arrested students were taken to Shahbagh Police Station and at the moment being interrogated by Police. More than 10 IP students were also seriously injured by sudden police attack infront of "Muktijuddho Jadughor" (Liberation War Museum) in Dhaka at 3 pm local time today, while they were carrying out a peaceful procession condemning UNDP- CHTF's misuse of terms in organizing cultural festival.

More about the incident could be found from our previous post:  http://chtnewsupdate.blogspot.com/2011/12/breaking-news-brutal-attack-on.html

This picture was taken right before IP students were getting ready for the peaceful demonstration. Photo courtesy: Hla Win Prue.

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