Displacement and Destruction of Ethnic People in Bangladesh

Muhammad Ala Uddin


Historically the indigenous people living in Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh have been oppressing by the dominant majority groups. Today the indigenous ethnic people are seem to be “outsiders in own-nurtured land” because of various forms of discrimination and exploitation since the colonial British period in this region. Eventually they increasing are not only outnumbering in their own land in terms of population number, alarmingly they are displacing from their own culture and traditions. The paper based on empirical research examines the historiography of displacement and destruction of ethnic minorities living in Chittagong Hill Tracts.
Key words: Displacement, destruction, demographic shift, peace accord, holistic approach
Résumé: historiquement, les indigènes vivant dans l’Étendue de la Colline Chittagong du Bangladesh ont été opprimés par les groupes dominants de la majorité. Aujourd’hui, les indigènes ethniques semblent être des étrangers dans leur terre où ilss’élèvent. À cause de différentes formes de discrimination et de l’exploitation depuis la période de la colonie britannique dans cette région. Finalement, leur augmentation non seulement est plus nombreuse dans leur propre terre en terme du nombre de population, mais ils se déplacent de leur propre culture et leurs propres traditions de alarmante. Cette mémoire basée sur la recherche empirique examine l’historiographie du déplacement et de la destruction des minorités ethniques vivant dans l’Étendue de la Colline Chittagong.
Mots-Clés: déplacement, destruction, changement démographique, accord pacifique, approche holistique

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.css.1923669720080406.003


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