By Aman Ullah
Mohan Ghosh wrote in his book ‘Magh Raiders of Bengal’ that, “In 8th century under the Hindu revivalist leader, Sankaracharijya, Buddhists in India were persecuted in large-scale. In Magadah, old Bihar of India, Buddhists were so ruthlessly oppressed by chauvinist Hindus and rival Mahayana sect of Buddhists that large numbers of Hinayana Buddhists had been compelled to flee eastward who ultimately found shelter in Arakan under the Chandra kings.” These Buddhist immigrants assumed the name Magh as they have migrated from Magadah.
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The fishes are not available and price go to sky-high in Maungdaw since the Burma border guard police (BGP) barred the fishing men to go to the sea, said Abdul Hakim, a fishery broker from Maungdaw.
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Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) from Gumdum camp arrested twenty-two Rohingyas and pushed back to Burma on April 21, Kadir Hussain, a local from Ukhiya said.
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A building owner is facing problem for six month rent of block admin office as the admin officer denied to pay the rent, according to Munaf, the building owner.
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Kyaw Aye Hlaing, officer in charge of Maungdaw police station extorted 700000 kyats from two neighbor living in Bomu village under block number 2 of Maungdaw said Halim, a human rights watch dog from Maungdaw.
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Burmese border guard police (BGP) arrested a Rohingya for receiving three guests to stay at his home on April 15 in Maung Nama village, Maungdaw, said Rabe Alam, a trader from the village.
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Yousuf, the block number 2, admin officer, from Maungdaw township, blocked the processing of family list checking to more than 100 families – person travel to Rangoon for medical and person released from jail and asking hug amount of money to process recently, said Halim, a Human rights watchdog from Maungdaw.
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A group of army personnel from Alay Than Kyaw raided a computer shop and seized a computer, two smart mobile phones and segregate some mobile related goods from a Rohingya owned computer shop on April 15, Mohin, Rohingya activities from Maungdaw.
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Teknaf, Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) of Teknaf seized about 5, 80,000 Yaba tablets from Sarbran Kurermogh area in Teknaf upazila under Cox’s Bazar district on April 13 early morning, according to Teknaf police station.
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Two young boys were killed and another two boys were seriously injured in house fires on April 10 at Pawet Chaung (Faul Khali) village under Thet Chaung (Balu Khali) village tract, Maungdaw, said Rashid, a local elder from the village.
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