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Indigenous victim of Baghaihat attack

On 19-20 February 2010, Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked the indigenous people at Baghaichari leaving an indigenous man dead. The aim of the attack was to drive out the indigenous Chakma Buddhists and grab their land. The indigenous Buddhist man gunned down by the Bangladesh army.


Bangladesh army personnel torture indigenous Marma people at Saopara and Chibukpara in Bandarban

At 1.00 a.m, a group of Bangladesh army personnel raided Saopara and Chibukpara villages of Bandarban district to capture the "terrorists" who did not exist. Without any evidence, they rounded up the innocent villagers and subjected them to mass beating and torture in order to force them to confess the terrorism which they never committed. As a result, many indigenous Marma people were injured some of them critically. For example-

  1. Mr. Apru Mong Karbari (66)
  2. Mr. Thuiching Prue Member (41)
  3. Mr. Kya Hla Prue Marma (32)
  4. Mr. Mong Cha Prue Marma (32)
  5. Mr. Mong Prue Chaing Marma (26)
  6. Mr. Pai Shwe Ching Marma (35)
  7. Mr. Ynesa Ching Marma (18)
  8. Mrs. Kayaisang Prue Marma (54), the wife of Mr. Aung Thowai Marma
  9. Mr. U Thoi Se Marma (33)
  10. Mr. Kya Hla Aung Marma (32)
  11. Mr. Kya Hla Marma (28)
  12. Mr. Kya Hla Marma (28)
  13. Mr. Mong Ba Thowai Marma (32)

The victims of No. 10, 11 and 13 were sent to the local jail for further interrogation and torture.


Sources:

PCJSS (Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti)
E-mail: pcjss.org@gmail.com, pcjss@hotmail.com
Website: pcjss-cht.org

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