Thursday, 24 August 2017

December 2015

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.  

Read more: Police loot money from a shopkeeper

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.

Read more: Rakhine youths torture Rohingya woodcutters in Maungdaw

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) shot a Burmese citizen to death, who was allegedly involved in drug smuggling, and held another at water control sluice number-3 of Teknaf flood control embankment at Teknaf on early December 24, Jaffar, alocal trader from Teknaf.

Read more: Burmese Yaba smuggler shot dead in Naff River

By Aman Ullah

“The pain and loss of losing a loved one is the same for everyone; you don’t feel more or less if you’re a Buddhist or a Muslim or a Christian or a…”    Rev. John Iwohara (Venice Buddhist Temple)

A Thai court has sentenced two Myanmar migrants to death for murdering two British backpackers on a resort island last year.

Read more: If it is a conspiracy of silence, then what was that

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Commander level flag meeting was held between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Burma Border Guard Police (BGP) at Gumdum point of Bangladesh-Burma border December 23 at around 10:00 am, according to BGB official.

Read more: Flag meeting held in Burma-Bangladesh border