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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Police humiliates two religious leaders in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Two Rohingya religious leaders were humiliated by police in Maungdaw north July 31, while they visited their relatives at Bawli Bazar of Maungdaw north, a closed relative of the victims said.
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Police harasses Rohingya travelers in Maungdaw south

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The concerned authority (Police and Hluntin) have been harassing and extorting money from Rohingya travelers since the first week of June 2014 in Maungdaw south who go to one village to another village and market after crossing the police check-post, Hamid, a local villager said.
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Using new tactics police detain two brothers in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Using new tactics police of Maungdaw Township have been detaining two brothers and severely tortured in Maungdaw police station since May 25, said Haroon, a local villager from Maundaw south. Continue reading “Using new tactics police detain two brothers in Maungdaw”

Authority use forces to threaten and to show the power in Rohingya village for collecting census with Bengali

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The authority sent more security forces- Hluntin, police and Army- with enumerators and supervisors to the Rohingya villages to show the power of authority and threaten the Rohingya to use race in the census forms as Bengali today, said Halim, a Human Rights Watchdog from Maungdaw.
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Hluntin and village admin officer burgle a Rohingya home

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A group of Hluntin personnel and Ward number 4, admin officer U NYo Htun had burgled a Rohingya home yesterday night at Bomu para under Ward number 4, Maungdaw, said Hasu from Maungdaw.
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Rohingya need security in Arakan, urgent humanitarian intervention sought

ARAKAN ROHINGYA NATIONAL ORGANISATION
ARAKAN, BURMA
PRESS RELEASE
(22 January 2014)

ROHINGYA NEED SECURITY IN ARAKAN, URGENT HUMANITARIN INTERVENTION SOUGHT

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 “Rohingya need security in Arakan, urgent humanitarian intervention sought”

Government tries to wipe out evidence from Kila Dong village

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The government is trying to wipe out evidence of killing of Rohingya people and looting their properties from Kila Dong village of Maungdaw Township, Dawlai ( not real name) from the locality.
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Security forces still hunting villagers in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burmese security forces—police, Hluntin and army— are still hunting and committing serious human rights abuses against the Rohingya villagers of Kila Dong East village of Maungdaw south  since yesterday, said Malik (not real name), a village elder of Kilai Dong.
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