Maungdaw, Arakan: A village in Northern Maungdaw, under Burma's border security force, or Nasaka area number 5, has become unsafe recently with frequent robberies, said a school teacher from that area.
Maungdaw, Arakan: Authorities in Maungdaw Township seized 32.66 acres of arable land from farmers of Oo Shaikya (Buraseikdarpara) and Dou Dan (Loodaing) Villages, Northern Maungdaw on June 23. The villagers have become land less as a result, said a farmer.
Maungdaw, Arakan: The headmistress of the State Primary School in Myoma Kayandan (Seikda para) village, Maungdaw Township, collected admission fees forcibly from students in June 2008, said a father of three children of the school.
Pletwa, Chin State: Three Chin hill-side cultivators were severely tortured and their tents torched by the Burmese Army on suspicion of having connections with the insurgent group the Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) on July 24, according to official sources.