STATEMENT BY NAW HTOO PAW

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STATEMENT BY NAW HTOO PAW

Published date:
Tuesday, April 21, 1992

The following statement regarding forced labour, indiscriminate firing of mortars and shells and rape in Kyauk Kyi Township was given to the Karen National Union (KNU) by Naw Htoo Paw (not her real name) on March 31st 1992, after fleeing her village to the Karen Liberated Area. Naw Htoo Paw recounts how on February 12th 1992, Sergeant Ba Kyi from SLORC 60 Regiment, where she has been forced to labour for several days, tied her and questioned her, and then proceeded to violently rape her. Segeant Ba Kyi ordered her not to report the rape to anyone and threatened her with physical violence.