Authority remove security forces and Rakhine from Kila Dong before inquiry commission visit

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Maungdaw high level authority –  U Aung Myint Soe, district administration officer, U kyi san, Township administration officer, Lt.Col. U Shwe Than, district police officer and Colonel Tin Ko Ko, Hluntin director- had removed today evening the security forces and Rakhine – Natala villagers- who were surrounding Kila Dong (Du Cheeradong) before the inquiry commission visit the village, said an officer from Maungdaw who denied to name. Continue reading

Rohingya need security in Arakan, urgent humanitarian intervention sought

(22 January 2014)


Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) strongly condemns the organized killings with impunity of the Rohingya villagers of Du Chee Yar Tan (Kelaidong) in Maungdaw township of Rakhine/Arakan State in Burma since 13th January 2014.  Continue reading

High level delegation visits Gudusara village, Maungdaw south

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A high level delegation led by Arakan State Chief Minister U Hla Maung Tin went to Gudusara village nearby Kilai Dong village  today and held a meeting in school of Gudusara  with inviting Rohingya villagers including women who fled from Kilai Dong village and neighbors, said a villager who participate in the meeting.  Continue reading

Police extorts one million kyat from a Rohingya family in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Police personnel from Maungdaw police station extorted one million kyat from a Rohingya family for not finding son-in-law in Gawdusara villager which is near Ducheeradan (Kila Dong) village –recently security forces and Rakhine destroyed- today morning, said Hla Min, a teacher  from Maungdaw.
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Authority restricts to enter Kila Dong to hide Rohingya dead bodies

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Maungdaw high level authority ordered to security forces, not to allow anybody to enter Kila Dong (Du Cheeradan) and keeping tight security around the village, said Maung Ni from Maungdaw.
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Security forces arrest Rohingyas in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Security forces – Police, Hluntin and Army- arrested four Rohingyas from Gawdusara village near Kila Dong village which was destroyed recently by Rakhine community with the help of security forces, on January 17, at about 3:00am, said Hamid Husson from Maungdaw south.
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