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


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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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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