Month: October 2013

Police kill a Rohingya fisherman

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A group of Burma border police personnel – Hluntin- beat a Rohingya fisherman till he died on 29th October at night, according to Mohamod (real name) from Ngasagru village, Maungdaw north....

Bawli Bazar market fire in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Around 102 shops were gutted when a fire swept through a market in Bawli Bazar (Kyin Chaung) of Maungdaw Township midnight of October 30, said a shopkeeper named Jalal (not real name)....

Police hijacks a Rohingya in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Surveillance police officer hijacked a Rohingya in front of public from village market on September 27, said Hashim (not real name) from Myoma Khayoungdan village, Maungdaw....

31 voyagers arrest, more than 10 die on Naf river in Maungdaw south

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burmese border police- Hluntin- arrested 31 Malaysia bound voyagers and more than 10 people died while the voyagers’ boat crashed and sank after attacking rock in the Naf river mouth –Bay of Bengal- near Shilkhali (Kyauk Chaung) on October 26, at about 10:00pm, said Eliyas (...

Rohingya condemn Aung San Su Kyi’s outrageous remarks on Muslims in Burma

Chittagong, Arakan State: Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) and Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) strongly condemn Burma opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi for her outrageous comments on Muslims in an interview with BBC on 24 October, according to their joint press release issued on 26 October....

Burma jails 72 Rohingyas over riots in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Burmese government has sentenced 72 Rohingya people to jail on last week, October 17 for their involvement in violence in June 2012, in Maungdaw Township, Mogul (not real name), a close relative of the victims said....

New tactic of security force in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Police and Hluntin (riot police) have been giving extra restriction to the Rohingya community or using a new tactic on movement in Maungdaw Township since October 23, Abul (not real name) said from the locality on condition of anonymity. ...