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  • Nepal Army Patrolling The Streets Raises Alarm

    Syndicate Feed | The Nepal Army has mobilised its military police in four areas of Kathmandu Valley in order to prevent the misuse of its uniform to break the nationwide lockdown, according to the army. The military police, which is the army’s own law enforcement unit, has been mobilised in New Baneshwor, Thapathali, Kalimati and Maharajgunj, according to Nepal Army spokesperson Brigadier General Bigyan Dev Pandey. “The military police have been mobilised just to ensure the army uniform is not misused to breach the rules of the lockdown,” Pandey told media. “They aren’t for civilian surveillance.”   A front–page photo of the man clad only in undershirt being escorted by armed army personnel had elicited much public criticism, with many asking who had authorised the… …. 

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  • Militarisation In Chittagong Hill Tracts

    BACHCHU CHAKMA | THE Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), the south–eastern part of Bangladesh — the land of indigenous Jumma peoples and once Non–Muslim dominated area happens to be the world’s most militarised region in context of the global military deployment. In the Report titled: Life is not ours published by CHT Commission in 1990, it has been mentioned that the deployment of army in CHT had been proportionately 1 soldier behind 6 Jumma people during… …. 

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