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Update on Sexual Violence Against Marma Sisters: Now Confinement Along With Their Parents At A House in Rangamati

On 22 January 2018, two Marma sisters aged 18 and 14 were allegedly raped and sexually assaulted at gunpoint by the members of security forces at Oracchari village in Belaichari upazilla of Rangamati Hill District. The incident occurred around 3:00 am in the morning while a team consists of 12 Army personnel and 8 Ansar […]

Protest rally against attack on Chakma Rani and Marma Sisters rape by Security Forces

Thousands of protesters joined protest rallies against barbaric attack on Chakma Rani Yan Yan (Assault on Chakma Rani Yan Yan by Bangladesh Security Forces) and rape of Marma sisters by security forces (Two Teenage Marma Sisters Raped by Security Forces) Jumma civil society organisations have organized a solidarity rally in Rangamati on Monday, 19 February 2018 to […]

Press Statement by Rangamati Civil Society on Barbaric Attack on Chakma Rani Yan Yan and Volunteers

 Rangamati Civil Society – Press Conference TRANSLATED FROM BENGALI PRESS STATEMENT: Deep Concern, Strong Condemnation & Protest by Rangamati Civil Society on The Barbaric Attack Perpetrated  on  Chakma Queen Yan Yan & Volunteers At Rangamati General Hospital 16 February 2018 A barbaric assault was perpetrated at Rangamati Sadar Hospital on 15 February 2018, at around 7 pm, upon highly revered […]

Statement: APWLD calls on Bangladesh Government to end impunity for violations against indigenous women in the Chittagong Hill Tracts

Chiang Mai, Thailand/Dhaka, Bangladesh Statement: APWLD calls on Bangladesh Government to end impunity for violations against indigenous women in the Chittagong Hill Tracts Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) is deeply concerned about the recent incident of sexual violence against two indigenous Marma sisters, their unlawful confinement at the Rangamati General Hospital […]

JPNUK condemns attack on Chakma Rani amidst raid on Rangamati Hospital

Rani Yan, advisor to the Chakma Circle and wife of Barrister Raja Devasish Roy was beaten while police and security officers in plains clothes entered the hospital in the evening of Thursday 15th February. She had to flee the hospital to save her life and somehow managed to reach her home. According to witnesses, the […]

Assault on Chakma Rani Yan Yan by Bangladesh Security Forces

Raja Devasish Roy and Rani Yan Yan Chakma Circle Chief Raja Devasish Roy’s spouse Rani Yan Yan was assaulted on Thursday, 15 February 2018 around 7-8 pm while she was at the Rangamati General Hospital with two girls from her community, who were sexually violated on 22 January (Chittagong Hill Tracts: Suspicion of Rape and Sexual Assault Against Two Marma Sisters by Security […]

Two Teenage Marma Sisters Raped by Security Forces

Picture courtesy of Dhaka Tribune Two minor Jumma girls were attacked in their village home in Bilaichari, Rangamati Hill District. Local press reported that the sisters, aged 19 and 15 were allegedly raped by uniformed men in the night of January 22nd. They told Rani Yan Yan, wife of Chakma Circle Chief Devasish Roy, that ‘a team of army […]