- Apr 14 Sat 2012 12:28
Father of Six Killed by Regime Troops, Family Complain Location Map of Chin State Father of Six Killed by Regime Troops, Family ComplainBy Khun Sam June 28, 2 西裝007 A Chin family has written to Burma’s ruling junta charging that one of its members, a 33- 澎湖民宿year-old father of six, had been murdered by government troops. In a letter sent to junta leaders, including Snr-Gen 賣房子 Than Shwe, Pa Tung Lian charges that his brother, Tin Oo, was taken from his home in San Set, in Chin State’s Matupi Township, o&s 酒店打工hy;n February 26 by soldiers from Matupi-based Infantry Battalion-140, led by Maj Ye Lwin. Six weeks later, his body was discovered buried near another 開幕活動village, Loh Taw. Pa Tung Lian’s letter, a copy of which was obtained by The Irrawaddy, said that the victim’s body showed extensive injuries, and urged the gove 租辦公室rnment to take action against those responsible for slaying. According to relatives and other sources, Tin Oo had been arrested for refusing to participate in forced-labor 長灘島 enlisted to build a road in Matupi. He was also suspected of supporting the Chin National Army, the military wing of the Chin National Front. “Tin Oo is a normal farmer,” said his brother. “He ple 開幕活動aded with the authorities that he had a new child to care for and couldn’t afford to pay anyone to work for him.” Cin Sian Thang, a Rangoon-based ethnic Chin leader and chairman of the Zomi National Con 賣房子gress, also charged government troops with Tin Oo’s murder. “Rule of law is one of the government’s principles,” he said. “We urge the government to investigate this case.”http://www.irrawaddy.org/article.php?art_id=7694 關鍵字排名 .