Bangladesh, Chittagong Hill Tracts: We are Indigenous not 'Bengali'

On 9th July 2011, about 5000 indigenous people attended a rally in Bandarban to protest the fact that the 15th constitutional amendment of Bangladesh terms the country's indigenous population as "Bengali" and demand instead their recognition as “indigenous” in the constitution of Bangladesh.

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Indigenous protesters at the rally in Bandarban
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Date: 15/07/2011

Countries:

Bangladesh

Categories:

Indigenous Peoples
Law/Legislation

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