Maungdaw, Arakan State: The police chief of Maungdaw police station U Htay Lwin with three police officers suddenly visited the Maungdaw Juma Mosque at 4:30pm today, said Anu Meah, an elder from Maungdaw.
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: A group of Natala villagers from Sommana and Udaung villages have been harassing Rohingya villagers at night, said a local elder on condition of anonymity. Continue reading “Natala villagers harass in Maungdaw south”
Maungdaw, Arakan State: A Rohingya youth was seriously wounded with Dina car accident on April 21, while he was going to Bawli Bazar from his home of Maungdaw Township, said a relative on condition of anonymity.
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Ukhiya, Bangladesh: Ms Baroness Sayeeda Hussain Warsi, the Senior State Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom (UK) visited Kutupalong official and makeshift refugee camps on February 20, said Sayed Alam, a member of Refugee committee from makeshift camp.
Ms Baroness Sayeeda Hussain Warsi checking the computer center of camp
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma’s border security force (Nasaka in Burmese) arrested 18- Rohingya villager and looted goods from market on December 13-14, at night, according to a local leader who denied to be named.
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: Police personnel of Maungdaw Town seized harmful weapons from Rohingya villagers of Maungdaw town today in the morning, according to local villagers.
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Maunegdaw, Arakan State: Today, three Rohingya Muslims were arrested and detained again by the Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) at Maungdaw township over the allegation that they went to Bangladesh, said a local elder.
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By Mabrur Ahmed
This film has been created by Restless Beings using its extensive network of sources on the ground in Myanmar, Bangladesh and Malaysia and was filmed between 16th-22nd July 2012.
Until now, the mainstream media has failed to report on this issue from inside Myanmar as there are security concerns of filming there. Restless Beings has put together this film to demonstrate the type of harsh treatment the Rohingya are subjected to in Arakan state of Burma. The second objective of the film is to show the international media community that it is possible to obtain footage and report fairly without bias.
WARNING: There are distressing images in the film.
Seven villagers of Lound Don and Daybonia (Taungbro letwe) were arrested by the Nasaka personnel from Nasaka Headquarters of Kawar Bill (Kyigan Pyin) of Maungdaw Township on July 8, at about 2:00 pm while they were going to their village after finishing their religious duty at Donsay Para of Maungdaw south, according to a relative of victim.
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Natala and security forces destroy Holly Qurans, religious books and vandalize religious school
Thayet Gonetan (Sairkongbow) Madrasa (Religious school) of Maungdaw Township had been vandalized by Natala villagers accompanied by security forces today at about 12:30pm, according to an elder from village.
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