The concerned authority of Maungdaw Township has recently ordered to the villagers -living in the area of highway – to extend the highway road of Maungdaw-Bossara, Ramizuddin, a villager from Maungdaw said.
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: Three Arakan Army (AA) personnel were arrested by Border Guard Police (BGP) of Burma at Maungdaw Township on May 16, said an eyewitness Butto from the locality.
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By Habib Siddiqui
Human rights groups say the Rohingya people are one of the most persecuted ethnic groups in the world. My own research work on endangered people has also shown that they are the most persecuted people in our time. More than a million people in Myanmar from the Muslim minority are currently stateless, and genocidal violence in the country’s west has put nearly 140,000 of them in internment camps.
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ARAKAN ROHINGYA NATIONAL ORGANISATION ARAKAN
(16 May 2016)
Press Release: NLD government Must Protect Rohingya People
We, the undersigned Rohingya organizations express our serious concern that the security, honour and dignity of the Rohingya population continue to be at stake due to growing anti-Rohingya sentiment at the behest of the powerful and influential groups in the Myanmar.
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Unknown criminals attacked, killed and looted firearms from Ansar barrack of Nayapara Rohingya refugee camp on May 13, at about 2:10am, according to Mohammad Kashem, a refugee camp police officer.
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Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members have been put on high alert along the Bangladesh-Burma border since May 11 shelling and recovered three unexploded shells on May 13, according to Col. Habibur Rahman, Bandarban BGB 17, Sector Commander.
BGB on the Bangladesh-Burma border
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: Border Guard Police of Burma (BGP) have been harassing the Rohinga villagers in Maungdaw recently, Mohin from Maungdaw said.
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Myient Hlut Border Guard Police (BGP) personnel have been detaining a Rohingya villager on May 9 in their camp on allegation that he was enlisted in so called warrant list of 2012 violence – torching Rakhine villages, Abul Hussin, an elder from the village.
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: A Rakhine village Admin officer of Udaung U Tin Maung collected money from Rohingya villagers after inviting them for a dinner on May 6, Mohin from Maungdaw said.
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Maungdaw, Arakan: Natala villagers have been extorting money from Rohingya villagers in Maungdaw Township since last month over the allegation that Rohingyas’ cows destroyed their farms, a businessman named Sakep said from the locality.
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