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    37 dead in intercommunal fighting in Chad

    Agence France-Presse . N'Djamena, Chad | Updated at 05:24pm on August 09, 2019

    At least 37 people have been killed in fighting this week between rival ethnic groups in Chad, president Idriss Deby said on Friday. ‘The intercommunal...

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    Pry education in own languages sought

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:12am on August 04, 2019

    On the eve of silver jubilee of the declaration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Bangladesh Adivasi Forum (Bangladesh indigenous peoples’ forum)...

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    Rights of marginalised people must be protected

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 22, 2019

    THE marginalised minority groups have been deprived of their rights and not been included in development activities of society for decades. Rights activists at a...

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    Rights campaigners call allocations for ethnic groups discriminatory

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on June 21, 2019

    Rights campaigners on Thursday demanded increasing the allocation for the ethnic groups in the proposed national budget to at least Tk 4,000 crore. Bangladesh Adivasi...

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    Ethnic, religious minorities worried over violence

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on May 20, 2019

    Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council leaders have expressed worries that ethnic and religious minorities continued to be subjected to widespread violence in the country...

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    The Santal cry for justice that falls on deaf govt ears

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    THE Santals who were affected in the attacks on November 6, 2016 that the law enforcers and Rangpur Sugar Mills workers, aided by activists of...

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    ‘Call us national minorities, not small ethnic groups’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on April 19, 2019

    Members of the country’s national minority communities at a seminar on Thursday said that they did not want to be identified as small ethnic groups...

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    Ethnic unity urged against repression

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on April 06, 2019

    Ethnic communities of Bangladesh should set aside their differences and unite to bring an end to the repressive rule of the incumbent government, speakers told...

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    Dalits, ethnic minorities need to be empowered

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 12, 2019

    Most of the Dalits and ethnic minorities in Bangladesh face discriminations and deprivation in accessing services and rights, according to a study that TIB released...

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    Most Dalits, ethnic minorities face discriminations: TIB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on March 11, 2019

    Most of the Dalits and ethnic minorities in Bangladesh face discriminations and deprivations in accessing services and rights, according to a study report, TIB released...

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