Media team interviews local authorities and visits IDP camps in Sittwe

A media team consists of local journalists and foreign correspondents interviewed local authorities and visited IDP camps in Sittwe, the capital of Arakan on April 1, a displace person Maung Tin said from IDP camp of  Sittwe.
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Ten shops and one house set on fire in Sittwe

Sittwe, Arakan State: Ten shops and one house owned by Rohingya community were burnt downed into ashes by security force Hluntin November 6, in Sittwe (Akyab), the capital of Arakan, according to a villager named Sajedd from Debye village of Sittwe.
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No Burmese cattle in Bangladesh

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Burmese cattle are not being exported to Bangladesh from Burma through the transit point of Shapuridip recently because of high price and also the Bay of Bengal is very rough, Kamal, a cattle trader from Shapuridip said.
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Three released persons arrested again in Sittwe

Akyab (Sittwe), Arakan State:  Three released prisoners were arrested again in Sittwe (Akyab) on March 8 by police as courts was not satisfied with previous imprisonment under three penal codes, according to Bo Min Aung from Akyab.  Continue reading

Teenage girl died of malaria at Akyab refugee camp

Akyab, Arakan State: A teenage girl died of malaria today morning at Goduba refugee camp of Akyab (Sittwe), the capital of Arakan State because of lack of proper medical treatment, according to a refugee leader from the camp preferring not to be named.  Continue reading

Rohingyas release from jail with President’s amnesty

Rohingyas released from Akyab jail on October 7, 2014, in the evening after President’s amnesty order issued, according to Bo Min Aung, a Human Rights Defender from Bangkok.
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Three dead, 25 missing while going to Malaysia

Sittwe, Burma:  Three boat-people including one man and two women were dead while going to Malaysia from Sittwe (Akyab) by boat after sinking at the sea on September 11, at about 9:00 pm,  said  Shaker, one of the boat people from Sittwe.
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