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The Madhupur rainforest in Bangladesh has been home to families from the Garo indigenous group for centuries. Sadly, over the last few decades, many families have faced violent threats of eviction by powerful people who want to use their land to make money. 

Polanto Chiran

Polanto Chiran, village leader, in the paddy field under threat of being turned into an artificial lake by the Forest Department

The Garo community has been fighting with the ongoing challenge of securing and preserving their ancestral land. Unfortunately, recent developments have deepened this struggle, putting a significant threat to the community's well-being and cultural traditions.

Despite of this, their spirit remains unbroken. Their unwavering resilience and determination to fight for their land and uplift their communities shows how important your support is to continue this fight.

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