Authority again extends curfew in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Maungdaw township high level authority again extended curfew which was end today in Maungdaw, according to an officer from Maungdaw.
“Today-December 8- is the last day to withdraw the curfew from Maungdaw, but U Kyi San –the Township administration officer- announced the curfew will continuous without time limited.”

“The Township administration officer also announced that the situation in Maungdaw is not under control and trying to keep Law and order.”

The curfew will damage the lives of Rohingya community in Maungdaw, as the security force will show the curfew to extort or harass Rohingya. It will not happen any thing for Rakhine community, said an elder from Maungdaw.

“The curfew is only a cause to harass Rohingya community by authority in Maungdaw and to make disappointment and compile the Rohingyas to left their birth land. The authority will not allow Rohingya to work for their survival with restriction of movement which will damage the lives of Rohingyas. For these reason, Rohingya will leave their home land to Bangladesh which the authority dream it.”

“It will not happen as the Rohingya will not leave their home land as they are living in this land since long time.”

The President Thein Sein  tries to keep times for solving the Arakan riots , showing the government has no fund to solve the problem between Rohingya and Rakhine and asking money from international community, but didn’t allow the aids worker to work in the field. The government is just trying to get money from international community. The government didn’t supply aids to Rohingyas IDPs where foods and every things need for people are available for Rakhine community which was stated recently by BBC reporter, said a politician from Maungdaw.

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