Maungdaw emergency act 144 exclude Rakhine community
Posted On July 22, 2013
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Maungdaw recently announced emergency act 144 didn’t control Rakhine community who gather more than thousand in monastery for celebrating full moon Wasoe, said an officer from Maungdaw who didn’t want to mention his name.
“But, the authority –U Aung Myint Soe, district administration officer and U Kyi San, township administration – ordered the security force to watch religious building –Mosques and Madaras – if anyone enter the building. This is also the holy month of Muslim like Buddhist full moon Wasoe.”
“The emergency act 144 is only to control the Rohingya Muslim in northern Arakan to oppress them whenever the authority wish with this act.”
President U Thein Sein meeting with – Foreign minister and Union Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister U Khin Yi for Immigration, Union Minister Lt-Gen Thet Naing Win for border affair, Union ministers, the chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Fundamental Rights of Citizens, Democracy and Human Rights, the region chief minister, the secretary of Rakhine State Investigation Commission, the patron, the chairman, the chairman of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission- at Rangoon Region Government Office today afternoon, where he expressed a conflict between the two communities could turn into regional and international issues in an attempt to bring it to the UN, and if it happened, it could harm the image of the country and its reforms.
“The constitution of the country includes provisions to give protection to the four major religions including Islam and Myanmar does not accept racial discrimination.”
Shan Chief Minister U San Aung Mat ordered to reopen and pray in Lasho central Juma Mosque on July 20, according to Seven days news.
According to President U Thein Sein said no discrimination on religious as per constitution and his speech, why the authority still control Mosques and Madaras in northern Arakan, it is not in Burma, the law and constitution are not same for this areas, the people have no rights same as other States, said a student from Maungdaw.