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Beautiful Young chakma girls

The girls of the Indigenous people of the CHT

The cause for the young women of the Jumma

Since 1960  the young women of the jumma, the  indigenous people in Chittagong Hills Tract have  been violently, raped, and  murdered.  140 more words


Huro Gudiye (Freshly Mashed Chicken Side)

Hello, first post! So, what do we begin with? Something that is synonymous with Chakma food – the healthy yet incredibly appetising gudiye. Linguistic difficulties? 463 more words


The intimidation I experienced throughout my childhood

In Bangladesh, everybody is likely to shrug off the entire idea that Bengali speaking child in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) could have experienced blatant intimidation from ethnic communities as perception has successfully been established over years that Bengali speaking people living there know only how to commit heinous crimes, one of which is rather intimidating members of other ethnic communities. 566 more words


Chakma as Symptom

Like many of my fellow faculty, I am deeply concerned about the ongoing crisis at Western.  This crisis did not begin with the discovery of President Chakma’s outrageous double-dipping; it did not begin with the confusing and malignant misrepresentation of this double-dipping by Board of Governors Chair Shah as perhaps par for the course for sabbaticants; it began the moment that the idea of the university was turned into a product, into an object whose only value can be measured in quantitative, not qualitative terms.  1,072 more words

Who's to blame for #ChakmaGate?

Oh, to be a university president. Could you imagine being able to say “Whoops, here’s your $440,000 back”?

That’s exactly what Western’s Amit Chakma did yesterday when he “refunded” his cash payout for not taking a planned administrative leave. 303 more words