Monday, 18 December 2017

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma’s border security force Nasaka arrested seven supporters of the National Democratic Party for Development (NDPD) on November 4, just three days ahead of Burma’s first national election in more than 20 years, said a politician from south Maungdaw.
Read more: Nasaka arrest seven NDPD supporters in south Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Election Commission (EC) in Maungdaw Township began distributing polling materials today ahead of tomorrow’s national election, said an election watchdog group in Maungdaw.
Read more: Maungdaw Election Commission prepares for elections

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Votes in Burma’s long-awaited and much maligned national election have been cast and counted as an early poll system went into effect in Maungdaw Township yesterday.
Read more: Advance voting begins in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Local authorities were out in force yesterday in Maungdaw two days before Burma holds its first national election in more than 20 years, a local elder said.
Read more: Security tightens in Maungdaw as election looms

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Authorities imposed a curfew in Ward 4 of Maungdaw town yesterday restricting people from congregating after 9pm, according to a local trader.
Read more: Curfew imposed in Maungdaw’s Ward 4