Banned drugs entering country from Burma ahead of Festival

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Banned drugs like— Phensidyl, Yaba and heroin— are entering the country almost every day from the neighboring country – Burma – ahead of Festival, according to a businessman from Teknaf preferring not to be named for security reason.

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ေမာင္ေတာတြင္ ေရငံငါး ရွားပါးမႈ ၾကံဳေတြ႕ေနရ

ေမာင္ေတာျမိဳ႕ရွိ ျမိဳ႕မေစ်းတြင္ လြန္ခဲ့ေသာ အပတ္ မွ စ၍ ေရငံငါးမ်ား ေရာင္းခ်ျခင္း မရွိသည့္ အတြက္ ျပည္သူမ်ား ငါးရွားပါးမႈ ႏွင့္ ရင္ဆုိင္ေနေၾကာင္း ေမာင္ေတာျမိဳ႕မွ လူၾကီး ဦးေဇာ္ေကာ္ရီယာ မွ ေျပာျပသည္။
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Block admin officer harassing villagers for sentry money

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  The number two block administration officer – U Yousuf – is harassing  the villagers for sentry money which he runs  four sentry posts with hiring people monthly basis, said Halim, Human Rights Watchdog  from Maungdaw.
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What is happening against Muslims in Burma?

By Fayas Ahmed

The recent anti-Muslim violence in Mandalay that claimed two dead and many injured, in addition to colossal damages to the Muslim properties, has caused growing fear and consternation amongst the country’s Muslim communities. Round the clock senses of utter insecurity and abject haplessness on the part of the Muslims are prevalent in this holy month of Ramadan. Of the two dead one was a Buddhist named U Tun Tun and the other a Muslim namely U Soe Min alias Mohamed Noor. Both of them were killed by Buddhists. U Soe Min was attacked and killed in the early morning while he was going to mosque for morning payer, according to a local Muslim named U Hla Myint (not real name) on condition of anonymity. Continue reading “What is happening against Muslims in Burma?”