Military Accelerates Persecution on Rohingya in Akyab (Sittwe)
MILITARY FROM BATTALION 233 ARBITRARILY ENTERED INTO LAT THA MA VILLAGE,AKKYAB AND INCREASED PERSECUTION ON INNOCENT ARAKANESE ROHINGYA VILLAGERS, ACCORDING TO A SUFFERING LOCAL.
BY RVISION TV
AKYAB: Battalion commander Saw Minn Oo along with few other military from Battalion 233 entered into Lat Tha Ma (Missirid Del) village, Akkyab at 07:30 pm and started torturing the helpless villagers on 15th August, 2016.
In the incidence, a number of military entered into the village arbitrarily and started torturing the villagers including children, women and elderly people by abusing and beating.
Moreover they were harassing and forcing women and grown-up girls to go along with them in their camp. After 2 hours of intolerable persecution, they left the village at 9:30 pm.
Due to the dreadful situation villagers are in fear and despair as nothing can be guessed about the next upcoming moments, in which a further intensified persecution on Arakanese Rohingya possibly happen.
This type of sudden operation may bring further persecution that will make fearful environment for Rohingyas, who are now living in concentration camp in their own ancestral land.
Up till now casualties of the event haven’t been received completely yet by RVISION. Keep following for more updates.
Edited by: Arifa
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