CLAMPDOWN IN SOUTHERN DOOPLAYA Forced relocation and abuses in newly SLORC-occupied area

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CLAMPDOWN IN SOUTHERN DOOPLAYA Forced relocation and abuses in newly SLORC-occupied area

Published date:
Thursday, September 18, 1997

The interviews below detail the forced relocation and abuses against villagers in southern Dooplaya District, by SLORC.

Topic summary:

Demands for guns (Interviews #1,3,5-14), detention (#1,3,5,7-11,14), detention in ‘the hole’ (#3,8,10,11,14), beatings/torture (#1,2,3,5-11,13,14), killings (#1,5), rape (#7), looting/demands for money and food (#1,2,5,8,10-14), burning houses (#4), forced relocation (#2,4,6,11,12), movement restrictions (#1), disintegration/destruction of villages (#1-5,9,12-14), DKBA involvement (#3,7).

Forced labour: portering (#1-5,7-14), at Army camps (#1,6,7,10), on roads (#1), guides and sentries (#4,10), cart haulage (#3,10).