The Update news of Maungdaw, September 6, 2012

Army collecting money from villagers

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Recently, an army check- post is established nearby Shwe Zaar bridge of Maungdaw Town.  Many Rohingya villagers have to cross the bridge to go to Maungdaw town. Nearby Shwe Zaaar Rohingya village, the army has been collecting Kyat 5000 per house excluding Rakhine village. The money is for their ( Amy’s ) ration. The money is collecting from the villagers while they have been suffering from acute food crisis as the authorities do not allow Rohingya people to buy food from the market. The curfew is only imposed to Rohingya community excluding Rakhine community, according to Town dwellers.

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Rohingya youth catapulted in front of Maungdaw Hospital

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  A Rohingya youth catapulted by a Rakhine youth in front of the Maungdaw general hospital and from authorized pawn shop on September 2, while he was on the way to home after marketing from the Maungdaw market, said a neighbor of the victim.
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