Chakmas, Hajongs Face Regular Torture In Arunachal: Study

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The Chakmas and Hajongs in Arunachal Pradesh are subjected to regular torture, said a report published by the National Campaign Against Torture (NCAT).

The report titled The State of Torture in Arunachal Pradesh was released by NCAT on Wednesday.

NCAT is a conglomerate of NGOs working to stamp out torture on Chakmas and Hajongs in Arunachal Pradesh.

The report also mentioned that Diyun police in the state have become a torture chamber for the Chakma and Hajong tribesmen which have recorded at least two of the state's custodial deaths in last ten years, followed by suicide.

"At the heart of the Diyun becoming Arunachal's torture chamber lies the systematic and institutionalised discrimination against the Chakmas and Hajongs who live in the area," said NCAT coordinator Suhas Chakma....

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