Month: November 2013

Maungdaw central market set on fire

Breaking News Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Maungdaw central market was set on fire at about 7:00pm today by some Rakhine miscreant groups, said Anwer (not real name), a shopkeeper from Maungdaw central market....

Police more arrest Rohingya villagers

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A team of police arrested seven Rohingya villagers on November 21, in Maungdaw south, according to a villager, who spoke on condition of anonymity....

More boatpeople flee from Arakan

Maungdaw, Arakan State: More people are fleeing from Arakan. At least two boats per week loading with Rohingya boatpeople went to Malaysia or Thailand from Maungdaw south by perilous sea route, said Malu( not real name) from the locality....

Stop oppression on Muslim in Burma: Saudi Crown Prince

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense called on November 18, to the international community to take urgent steps to end injustice and protect human rights, ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma, according to a statement...

Rohingya depopulation program starts in Maungdaw south

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A team of immigration with security forces- Army and Hluntin- started removing Rohingya from their family lists who are not present at the time since November18, Rofique told the Kaladanpress from Khonzabill village under Maundaw Township....

OIC visits Maungdaw, restricts to talk real fact

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The head of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and seven foreign ministers from the group’s member states arrived in Maungdaw today at 11:00am and meet Rohingya and Rakhine leaders in the district admin office hall, where authority restricted to explain real fact of Rohingya situation...

Hluntin arrests handicapped, banana seller in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Hluntin (riot police) arrested a handicapped, banana seller in Maungdaw yesterday over the allegation that he was washing his face with his longyi after lifting it in front of a school headmistress, according to Hakim (not real name) from the locality....

Hluntin commits robbery in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  A group of Hluntin (riot police) committed robbery against a Rohingya villager in Maungdaw south on the night of November 12, said a local elder named Lukman (not real name)....