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Burmese Authorities Tortured a Rohingya to Paralysis

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 19th February 2019

Akyab: Burmese authorities inhumanely tortured a Rohingya man and abandoned him in an area of Akyab (Sittwe) Township yesterday (18th February 2019), reports a local.

A Rohingya man, who is the only earning member of his family was tortured inhumanely, while he was passing nearby a police post with his rickshaw.

[Victim’s mother showing internally injured parts of her son on 18th February 2019. Image: RVISION TV]

According to his mother’s testimony, he was out for his usual livelihood activity, where he was called in a Police post and tortured in a very inhumane way. After torturing to the extent of their wish, they abandoned him on a nearby road, from where locals rescued him.

“They broke the bone on his waist and now he is unable to even stand,” says his mother in a testimonial video.

Due to the critical injuries all over his body, he is unable to talk and explain what actually happened with him further.

The incident took place at Chantoli area of Akyab (Sittwe) Township and his body was recovered at around 4:00 AM.

The victim was identified to be Jomir Hussain S/O Noor Salaam and is in need of immediate healthcare.

Jomir Hussain and his daughter beside him. Image: RVISION TV

According to his mother, they can only have a meal when he is able to ride his rickshaw but now his wife, children, and mother are extremely worried about the coming starving situation.

This is not a new scene for the Rohingyas in Akyab Township, even after confining them in the concentration camps since the state-sponsored violence of 2012, Rohingyas are either tortured or harassed on daily basis.

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