Police loot money from a shopkeeper

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Police personnel of Maungdaw Town station looted Kyat 150,000 from a shopkeeper while going to bus station on December 27, at around 3:00pm, said Mohin from the locality.   Continue reading

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Rakhine youths torture Rohingya woodcutters in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Twelve Rakhine youths of Sommona village caught some Rohingya woodcutters and tortured them in the forests on December 26, while going to forests to collect firewood, Mohin, a Rohingya well-wisher from Aley Than Kyaw said. Continue reading

If it is a conspiracy of silence, then what was that

By Aman Ullah

“The pain and loss of losing a loved one is the same for everyone; you don’t feel more or less if you’re a Buddhist or a Muslim or a Christian or a…”    Rev. John Iwohara (Venice Buddhist Temple)

A Thai court has sentenced two Myanmar migrants to death for murdering two British backpackers on a resort island last year.
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Burmese Yaba smuggler shot dead in Naff River

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) shot a Burmese citizen to death, who was allegedly involved in drug smuggling, and held another at water control sluice number-3 of Teknaf flood control embankment at Teknaf on early December 24, Jaffar, alocal trader from Teknaf.
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Flag meeting held in Burma-Bangladesh border

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Commander level flag meeting was held between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Burma Border Guard Police (BGP) at Gumdum point of Bangladesh-Burma border December 23 at around 10:00 am, according to BGB official.
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US Ambassador observes the situation of Burmese refugee camps

Ukhiya, Bangladesh: US Ambassador Ms. Marcia Bernicat along with other high level officers visited the Kutupalong official and unofficial camps on December 22 and observed the situation of the refugees, a refugee leader Jalal Uddin from the Kutupalong camp said.

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USA ambassador to visit Kutupalong refugee camp

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh:  USA Ambassador Ms. Bernicat of Dhaka is to visit to Khutupalong unregistered refugee camp on December 22, a refugee leader Jalal from Kutupalong camp said. Continue reading