Three Women Sexually Assaulted by Military in Northern Maungdaw
By Rohingya Eye | December 28, 2016
Maungdaw – During a raid on December 24, 2016, the Myanmar military perpetrated sexual assaults and physical assaults targeting the Rohingya villagers at ‘Kyun Pauk Phyu Zu’ in ‘Taung Pyo Lat Wai’ Township, northern Maungdaw, according to the reliable sources.
At least three Rohingya women were raped by the military during the raid in the village as many men fled in fear of arbitrary arrests, torture and unlawful detention. The raped victims are identified as:
- The 21-year-old wife of Mr. ME (real name withheld)
- A 30-year-old daughter of Mr. AA (real name withheld)
- The 22-year-old wife of Mr. SN (real name withheld)
The military further beat and tortured the villagers including children, young and old (wherever encountered) and plundered the villagers’ properties. Some victims seriously tortured are identified as:
- Amir Ahmed (35)
- Abdul Ma’abud (36), Haidar
The Burmese military have continued a brutal military assaults on the Rohingya civilians in the name of ‘Region Clearance Operation’ and indulged in the Crimes of Genocide since October 9, 2016. The Myanmar government stick to blanket denials of any wrongdoings by its troops despite the reports by the human rights groups like HRW, Amnesty International and Fortify Rights; many and other reliable sources.
[Edited by M.S. Anwar]
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