Day: May 10, 2013

Nasaka uses “Bengali” in place of “Rohingya” in surveys

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) is conducting irregular surveys in Rohingya villages of Maungdaw and Buthidaung Townships coercing the Rohingya villagers to use ‘Bengali’ as their racial name in place of ‘Rohingya’ against their will, according to villagers of Maungdaw Township....

Drug scandal in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Police personnel from Maungdaw arrested a monk and two Rohingyas from Ahludawpay monastery for drug trafficking on May 5 and police kept more drug in their hand and show little to the court with case, according to an officer from Maungdaw....