Elected village admin officers refuse to accept vice-admin officer

Maungdaw, Arakan State: U Aung Myint Soe, the Maungdaw district administrator and U Kyi San, the Township administrator held election for village administration officer post  since June, said an elected village admin  officer  from Maungdaw north.
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Most participants from KSA join 2nd ARU convention in Jeddah

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Most of the participants were residence of Kingdom Saudi Arabia (KSA) at 2nd ‎ Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) convention held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on July 7-8, according to the ARU statement and political parties and civil society parties.
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Nasaka forces Rohingyas to fund for Buddhist Water-Festival in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) ordered to the local Village Administration officers to collect fund from Rohingya villages for  upcoming Buddhist water-festival in April in Maungdaw Township on April 6, according to one of the village Administrators who preferred not to be named,  Continue reading “Nasaka forces Rohingyas to fund for Buddhist Water-Festival in Maungdaw”

Rohingya means Rakhine: Dr. Aye Chan

Bangkok, Thailand: Dr. Aye Chan, a history Professor, Kanda University of International Studies, Japan had repeated again and again  “ Rohingya mean Rakhine” and “Rohingya language is Rakhine language”  at International seminar on Rakhine history (Arakan), held at Mahidol University, Bangkok on March 9, according to U Ye Lwin, former history lecturer who attend the seminar.

U Htay Lwin Oo
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PGPF international conference on “Plight of Rohingya: Solution?”

Kuala lumpur, Malaysia: The Perdana Global Peace Foundation (PGPF) is deeply concerned with reports of what is described as a “human catastrophe of indescribable proportion” in relation to the aggression on the Rohingya, felt the urgent need to hold this conference to address the issue and propose solutions to it, said  Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia and President of PGPF.

The delegations with  PGPE members in the dinner party

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Burmese Vice-President and high level arms forces officers visit Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  The Burmese Vice-president, Sai Mauk Kham, along with arms forces advisory officer and deputy Defense Chief of staff were arrive with two helicopters in Alay Than Kyaw , Maungdaw south at about 10:00am , according to a member of village administration office.

Burma’s Vice President Sai Mauk Kham Photo: President’s office
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Updated news of Rathedaung Township on July 19, 2012

Yesterday, army went to the Rajabill (Auknanra) village of Rathedaung Township and chased the villagers to arrest but all the villagers ran away. At last, the army arrested one villager named Abul Shama (45) and his wife.  His wife is from Rakhine community and he married her since 20 years ago.  The army also arrested the wife of Abul Shama and both of them were severely tortured by the army.  After marriage, they gave birth four children. His wife was sent to her parents’ house.  However, Abul Shama was released after paying Kyat 150,000. It is not known to the villagers, why the army chased the villagers.
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