Statement of ARNO on the news item appeared in Daily Independent, Dhaka, Bangladesh on 6 April 2013

ARAKAN ROHINGYA NATIONAL ORGANISATION
ARAKAN, BURMA

PRESS RELEASE

(07 April 2013)

Statement of ARNO on the news item appeared in Daily Independent, Dhaka, Bangladesh on 6 April 2013

Our attention has been drawn to the news item dated 6th April 2013 of the Daily Independent, Dhaka, Bangladesh under the caption, “180 Rohingyas arrested in Cox’s Bazar”.
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180 Rohingyas arrestees are not long march joiner: refugees

Ukhiya, Bangladesh:  180 Rohingyas –who were arrested by border security force on 4-5 April – are not long march joiners of Hefazate Islam Bangladesh (HIB), said refugees from unregistered and registered refugees from Kutupalong,Ukhiya.
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Nasaka forces Rohingyas to fund for Buddhist Water-Festival in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) ordered to the local Village Administration officers to collect fund from Rohingya villages for  upcoming Buddhist water-festival in April in Maungdaw Township on April 6, according to one of the village Administrators who preferred not to be named,  Continue reading “Nasaka forces Rohingyas to fund for Buddhist Water-Festival in Maungdaw”

Nasaka’s lucrative business in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) is earning money from local Rohingya villagers of Maungdaw Township by forcibly selling water- melons to the villagers with high price.  It is a lucrative business for the Nasaka personnel, said a village trader who declined to be named.  Continue reading “Nasaka’s lucrative business in Maungdaw”

Boat capsizes, one dies and two missing

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  Body of a man was recovered and two others went missing when a Malaysian bound boat capsized with 20 – 30 boatpeople in the Bay of Bengal near Sabrong coast of Teknaf early morning, April 6 (Saturday), according to BGB official.
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