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Ruikrashu Marma

On 4 December 2007 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settler raped indiegnous Buddhist girl Miss Ruikrashu Marma (10) when she was going to school in Ramgarh of Khagrachari district. Indigenous women and girls in CHT are in constant threat of rape.


Bengali settlers molest a Tripura girl in Matiranga

On 15 October 2009, a Muslim settler named Mohamed Hossain molested Jasho Bala Tripura (17) at Guimara union of Matiranga upazila (sub-district). The settler attacked her while she was going to school. She is a student of Matiranga Pilot High School.

Government sponsored Muslim settlers pose a threat to the security of the indigenous women in the CHT. Women are vulnerable to molestation, rape and extra-judicial execution by the Bangladesh army and Muslim setters.


Sources:

Kapaeeng Foundation
(An Human Rights Organization for Indigenous Peoples of Bangladesh)
E-mail: kapaeeng.foundation@gmail.com, kapaeeng.watch@gmail.com

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