Rohingya surprise seeing the religious places gates open in Maungdaw

Rohingya community become surprised after seeing the religious places gates had opened in the morning of the January 29 in Maungdaw, according to Halim. A human rights watchdog from Maungdaw.
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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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What is happening against Muslims in Burma?

By Fayas Ahmed

The recent anti-Muslim violence in Mandalay that claimed two dead and many injured, in addition to colossal damages to the Muslim properties, has caused growing fear and consternation amongst the country’s Muslim communities. Round the clock senses of utter insecurity and abject haplessness on the part of the Muslims are prevalent in this holy month of Ramadan. Of the two dead one was a Buddhist named U Tun Tun and the other a Muslim namely U Soe Min alias Mohamed Noor. Both of them were killed by Buddhists. U Soe Min was attacked and killed in the early morning while he was going to mosque for morning payer, according to a local Muslim named U Hla Myint (not real name) on condition of anonymity. Continue reading

Police chief suddenly checks the Maungdaw Juma Mosque

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The police chief of Maungdaw police station U Htay Lwin with three police officers suddenly visited the Maungdaw Juma Mosque at 4:30pm today, said Anu Meah, an elder from Maungdaw.
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Proposed solution to enumeration – no race, no religious and no code

By Huson Salm

The immigration department of union of Myanmar has declared that the nationwide enumeration has approximately been collected except Kachine state and part of Rakhine state. Since then, government higher authorities have been interviewing with Burmese programs of Radio Free Asia and Voice of America that the enumeration process phase for Kachine state and north and central part of Rakhine state be extended for additional (8) weeks until the enumeration process accomplished to targeted destination.
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Maungdaw high level officer tries a secret plan on forthcoming census program

Maungdaw, Arakan State: U Kyi San, the Maungdaw Township administrative officer is trying to use a secret plan on forthcoming census program about the Rohingya community, said an official from Maungdaw.

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No congregational prayers in Mosques of Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The concerned authorities of Maungdaw – U Aung Myint Soe, the District administration officer and U Kyi San, the Township administration officer — ordered to security forces and villages admin officers of Rohingya community, not to enter to the Mosques for congregational prayers since June 15, according to a religious leader from Maungdaw.
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