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Indigenous victims of Sajek Muslim attack

On 20 April 2008, Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked and burnt down 76 indigenous Buddhist houses in Sajek. The aim of the attack was to drive out the indigenous Buddhist villagers and grab their land. The indigenous Chakma Buddhists and their burnt down houses after the attack.


Bangladesh army tortures indigenous Marma Buddhists in Guimara

On 2 August 2004 at 4.00 a.m. 3 groups of Bangladesh army led by Major Aziz of Sindukchari camp conducted an operation at Natun Para of Guimara in the name searching tribal miscreants. During the operation, a group of Bangladesh army arrested following indigenous Marma Buddhists of Nutun Para and took them to the army camp. In the camp, the army brutally tortured the following indigenous people-

  1. Mr. Aprue Mog s/o late Sui Thowai Mog
  2. Mr. Mong Hla Prue Mog s/o late Sui Thowai Mog
  3. Mr. U Thowai Ching Mog s/o Ruisau Mog
  4. Mr. Mong Hla Ching Mog s/o Ruisau Mog
  5. Mr. Dungfa Mog (50) s/o Kyau Prue Mog

Though the first 4 villagers were released in the evening of that day, but the last one Mr. Dungfa Mog was handed over to Guimara police station. A case was lodged against him.

Another group of Bangladesh army arrested the following villagers of the same village Nutum Para and brutally tortured them:

  1. Mr. Sui Prue Mog (25) s/o Mongtwa Mog
  2. Mr. Moingshe Mog s/o Agana Mog
  3. Mr. Apruek Mog (27) s/o Mongre Mog
  4. Mr. U Thowai Ching Mog (30) s/o Ruisau Mog
  5. Mr. Mongreshya Mog (27) s/o Apai Mog
  6. Mr. Mong Thui Mog (32) s/o Lambaiya Mog

During the operation, the army sexually harassed the following indigenous women.

  1. Ms. Khime Prue Mog (20) w/o Sui Prue Mog
  2. Ms. Paikra Mog (22) w/o Congbre Shwe Mog

The army seized a pair ear ball and Taka 180 from Ms. Paikra Mog.

On the other, on same day the Bangladesh army led by Major Aziz of Sindukchari camp arrested the following villagers of Nakrai Para of Baraitali under Guimara. They were also brutally tortured and handed over to Guimara police station. A false case was also filed against them. The victims were:

  1. Mr. Ram Prue Mog s/o Aungya Mog
  2. Mr. Mong SaJai Mog s/o Mong Mong Mog

Sources:

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

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