Police disallows aids to Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh-Burma border

Police personnel from Inani outpost disallowed humanitarian aids distribution to Rohingya living in the local area of Ukhiya police station on March 28, said Salay from Ukhiya. Continue reading

A refugee kills for domestic violation in Kutupalong refugee camp

Abul Baser (40), son of Oli Ahmed, Block-E of Kutupalong makeshift camp tried to settle a domestic violation, was stabbed to death by a family headman on March 27 at 8:00pm, said Jaffar, a refugee leader from the camp.
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Prices of essential commodities increased at Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The prices of essential items including— rice, garlic, onion, dried chili, edible oil, vegetables and fishes have been increased at kitchen markets in Maungdaw Townships because of shortage of essentials, Mohin from Maungdaw south said.
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Whither Suu Kyi’s Government?

By Habib Siddiqui

The NLD party declared last week that Aung San Suu Kyi will be foreign minister in Myanmar’s first civilian government for decades. The constitution, drafted and approved by the powerful military, had blocked her from becoming the presidency. Nonetheless, she vowed to rule above the man picked as president, Htin Kyaw, in the government which comes to power next week in the former army-ruled nation.
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Villagers face difficult on family list checking process in Maungdaw

Rohingya villagers from different areas faced several kinds of problem while they went to check family lists processing in Maungdaw recently, said Halim, a human rights watchdog from Maungdaw.
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Drug carrier 15 year jailed, drug distributor free in Maungdaw

Maungdaw court sentenced a drug carrier to long term jail but the drug lord or distributor was free recently, according Halim, a human rights watchdog from Maungdaw.
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Prices of roofing materials increased in Maungdaw south

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The prices of roofing materials such as—thatches and stitched palm leaves are being increased in Maungdaw south this year, Mohin from Maungdaw said. Continue reading