New Military Camp and Human Rights Abuses in CHT

The government of Bangladesh should immediately withdraw all the “temporary military and paramilitary camps” from the CHT region and stop human rights abuses and crimes including military rule, against the indigenous people.

By Marty Logan
MONTREAL - When the Belgian Defence Ministry earlier this year blamed North America for the world's worst ever genocide over its killing of millions of indigenous peoples, outrage at the claim spotlighted a topic that rarely enters the public realm but has long been accepted by many native Americans and their supporters.

Delegates of Indigenous peoples ask for the recognition of their rights for the end of the International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.

Are you coming to Geneva in September? Come and take part in a public event! You won’t be in Geneva? Organize a similar event in your country or community.

* Botswana bushmen in legal fight *
A high court sitting in the Kalahari desert is told that Botswana's bushmen were illegally evicted from their ancestral lands.
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Indigenous Women's gathering