Wednesday, 21 March 2018

May 2009

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A minor girl was raped by soldiers of the Burmese Army on May 6, at about 7:30 pm, in Maungdaw Township, said a close relative of the victim on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Minor girl raped by army in Maungdaw
Maungdaw, Arakan State: About 1,000 acres of land have been confiscated in Maungdaw Township for Natala (model) villagers after the Western Command Commander Brig General Thaung Aye visited the northern Arakan on May 4, said a businessman from locality on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Confiscating land for Natala villagers in Maungdaw
Teknaf, Bangladesh: A high level delegation from USA and Australia visited a Burmese refugee camp on May 6, at about 10:30 am for checking sheds of the camp, said a refugee leader.
Read more: High level delegation visits Burmese refugee camp
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Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh:  Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) will not be idle if Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) erects fences on the Burma-Bangladesh border areas breaking the international law, said the BDR Director Major General Moinul Islam at a meeting held in BDR 15 Battalion on May 4.


Read more: BDR not sitting idly if Nasaka erect fence breaking international law
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Nasaka Burma’s border security force arrested a village Peace and Development Council Chairman (VPDC) on the allegation that he had submitted applications to the higher authorities against one of the Nasaka area commanders in Maungdaw Township, said our correspondent.
Read more: Nasaka arrests VPDC Chairman in Maungdaw