Hyderabad: Kuki-Zo community holds event against atrocities in Manipur

Hyderabad Desk

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Unau Tribal Forum (HUTF), gathering the Kuki-Zo community together, organised a dignified commemoration to mark 366 days of violence committed against the Kuki-Zomi-Hmar people of Manipur.

The event was held on Friday, May 3, serving as a poignant reminder of the ongoing crisis in the state and dedicated to finding justice through prayers and honoring innocent deaths.

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Ever since the war ethnic clashes erupted in the Northeastern state, there has been little respite for the affected ones, with the Manipur State government and Meitei leadership maintaining a deliberate silence on the matter, according to the press release.

Till now, there have been over 220 fatalities and over 60,000 people have been forcefully displaced, with the Kuki-Zomi-Hmar community being burnt, with as many as 185 deaths and over 41,000 displacements recorded. In addition, 7000 houses, 200 villages, and 360 churches have been destroyed, the release said.

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