Thursday, February 8, 2018


Survival International:
Two sisters from the Marma indigenous tribe of the Chittagong Hill Tracts [CHT] in Bangladesh are being held against their will after being raped and sexually assaulted at gunpoint, allegedly by members of the Bangladesh security forces. 
The Jummas, a collective name for the tribes living in the CHT, continue to face endemic violence, land-grabbing and intimidation on their ancestral land. Jumma woman and girls are frequently subjected to rape and sexual assault at the hands of Bengali settlers and armed forces.