BGP extorts village quack doctor in Maungdaw

A group of Border Guard Police (BGP) personnel arrested a village quack doctor and extorted Kyat 500,000 in Maungdaw south on April 20, Ruman, a relative of victim said. Continue reading


တုန္လႈပ္ေျခာက္ျခားဖြယ္ရာသက္ေသမ်ား – ရိုဟင္ဂ်ာအမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားကို ျမန္မာစစ္တပ္က ဖိႏွိပ္ရက္စက္ပံု အေသးစိပ္ အစီရင္ခံစာ

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တုန္လႈပ္ေျခာက္ျခားဖြယ္ရာသက္ေသမ်ား – ရိုဟင္ဂ်ာအမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားကို ျမန္မာစစ္တပ္က ဖိႏွိပ္ရက္စက္ပံု အေသးစိပ္ အစီရင္ခံစာ ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ ေျမာက္ပိုင္းတြင္        “ နယ္ေျမရွင္းလင္းေရး” လုပ္စဥ္ ျမန္မာလုံၿခံဳေရးတပ္မ်ားက  က်ဴးလြန္သည့္ တုန္လႈပ္ေျခာက္ျခားဖြယ္ ဖိႏွိပ္ရက္စက္ပံုအေသးစိပ္ကိုဒုကၡသည္ ရိုဟင္ဂ်ာ အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ား၏ ေျပာျပခ်က္မ်ားကိုအေျခခံထားသည့္ အစီရင္ခံစာသစ္ျဖစ္သည္။

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Annual school ceremonies held in Rohingya refugee camps

The annual school ceremonies were held at Nayapara and Kutupalong official refugee camp of Ukhiya and Teknaf upazila under the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh, Shabbir, a refugee from Nayapara camp said.


Camp in charge delivery his speech in the event

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More than 1.4 million Yaba seized in Buthidaung

Buthidaung township administration office, Drug Enforcement Agency and custom had seized more than 1.04 million Yaba tablets from a Rakhine woman who was coming with Akyab bound boat – Aung Thu Hinn – to Buthidaung on December 31, 2015, said an officer from Buthidaung who denied to be name.


Yaba in Aung Thu Hinn boat at Buthidaung jetty,  Photo: Police

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Arakan: An Un-decolonized Colonial Territory

By Aman Ullah

“Decolonization not only refers to the complete “removal of the domination of non-indigenous forces” within the geographical space and different institutions of the colonized, but it also refers to the “decolonizing of the mind” from the colonizer’s ideas that made the colonized seem inferior.”      Karl Hack (2008)

Arakan with an area of about 20000 square miles was long famous and widely known to Arabs, Dutch, Portuguese, and British traders as centre of international trade and commerce.  It is situated in the tri-border region between modern day – Burma, Bangladesh and India. Although it is made a part of Burma now, it had never been so in the past.
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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