Villagers summoned for meeting about census in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Villagers from Block number 4, Gaw Dhu Thar Ya and Bassara (Tha Win Chaung) including village administration officers and religious leaders were summoned by the concerned authority of Maungdaw and held meetings regarding the census of Rohingya, said one of the local village Administration officer from Aley Than Kyaw who denied to be named.

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Using new tactics police detain two brothers in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Using new tactics police of Maungdaw Township have been detaining two brothers and severely tortured in Maungdaw police station since May 25, said Haroon, a local villager from Maundaw south. Continue reading

33 organizations and 33 Global Citizens call to end Rohingya genocide

By Tin Soe

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The event- London conference on decades of persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya – held at The Shaw library (Founders Room), 6th floor, Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE) on April 28, at 9:00 am, started with a prayer and a minutes silence for genocide victims; from Armenians, Bosnians to Palestinians…and the Rohingyas, said Ahamed Jarmal, General Secretary, Burmese Rohingya Organization UK (BROUK).

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Arrest and torture for blaze in Maungdaw north

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Police arrested and tortured four Rohingya village admin officer for blazing of Taungbro Letwe police station near the boat jetty on April 14 at about 1:30pm, said Hamid, an elder from the area.
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Authority use forces to threaten and to show the power in Rohingya village for collecting census with Bengali

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The authority sent more security forces- Hluntin, police and Army- with enumerators and supervisors to the Rohingya villages to show the power of authority and threaten the Rohingya to use race in the census forms as Bengali today, said Halim, a Human Rights Watchdog from Maungdaw.
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Army personnel give protection to criminal in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan state : The villagers of La Baw Zarr ( Bawshu Para) held a criminal while he was trying to enter the village on March 25 at about sunset, said Kalu from the village.

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If we held the female, no need to do this: The Hluntin director

Maungdaw, Arakan State: “If we held the female of Kila Dong (Du Cheeradan), no need to wait here for the gun, said Maungdaw Hluntin director Colonel Than Ko Ko at the meeting which held today evening with villagers of Kila Dong neighboring villages,” said Kamal who attend the meeting.
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