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Monday, August 3, 2009

PCJSS Congratulates Sheikh Hasina for being elected as President of of Bangladesh Awami League

Press Release submitted by: PCJSS (Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti)

Dear Madam/Sir,

I am pleased to send PCJSS press release signed by its President Mr. Jyotirindra Bodhipriya Larma congratulating Sheikh Hasina and Syed Ashraful Islam for being elected as President and General Secretary of Bangladesh Awami Leaguerespectively during 20th National Council held in Dhaka on 24 July 2009. Please find the attachment.

Sincerely Yours

Mangal Kumar Chakma

Information and Publcity Secretary
PCJSS (Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti)
Kalyanpur, Rangamati-450000,
Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh
Tel+Fax: +880-351-61248

Indigenous crippled woman raped by a Bengali Muslim settler in Dighinala

Report Submitted by: Kapaeeng Foundation.

On 31 July 2009 a physically handicapped indigenous Chakma woman (20) of Dighir Parh of Boradom under Dighinala upazila in Khagrachari district has been raped by a field worker of Grameen Bank named Nazrul Islam.

It is learnt that on that day at around 3:30 pm field worker of Grameen Bank Nazrul Islam went to Dighir Parh by a motorbike to collect the installment of micro credit. He entered the house of victim in the name drinking water and raped the victim when he found alone. At that time, victim’s parents were not at the house. A case was filed with Dighinala police station by the victim’s guardian. But the culprit is yet to be arrested.

A procession protesting against the rape was brought out by Hill Women’s Federation and students of different educational institutions in Dighinala on 1 August 2009 demanding punishment of the culprit.