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Ramgarh Victims

On 17 April 2011 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked the indigenous Buddhist people at Ramgarh leaving at least 2 indigenous people dead and scores injured and missing. The aim of the attack was to drive out the indigenous Buddhists and grab their land. The indigenous victims live in open ground after their homes were burnt down by the Bengali settlers.


Bangladesh army tortures indigenous Marma Buddhists in Manikchari

On 24 July 2005, Bangladesh army led by Major Sarowar and Captain Aziz raided Fakiranala Nee Aung Karbari Para under Manikchari in Khagrachari district. Major Sarowar and Captain Aziz put pressure upon indigenous Marma villagers to find out "terrorists", but the villagers failed to do so. Consequently the army started to beat villagers irrespective of men and women. 32 villagers including women were wounded in this attack. Among them, following villagers got admitted to Manikchari health centre with serious injuries-

  1. Mr. Apruchi Marma (40), s/o Chaihla Marma;
  2. Mr. Suijau Marma (35), s/o Aung Rey Marma;
  3. Ms. Chaja Prue Marma (35), w/o Madhu Marma;
  4. Ms. Abai Marma (40) w/o Rui Prue Marma.

Besides three villagers namely (1) Usha Marma, 30 yrs, s/o Athui Marma; (2) Aungya Marma, 35 yrs, s/o Chajai Marma and (3) Aprue Mong Marma 20 yrs, s/o Mong Chanai Marma were missing.


Sources:

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

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