Sunday, 09 August 2020

March 2009

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Military Intelligence or Sarapa arrested and tortured two brothers on false charges of selling amphetamine (WY) tablets or Yaba tablets from their medicine store in Maungdaw on March 5. After being released one died and another is in a critical condition, according to a shopkeeper in Maungdaw.
Read more: Torture kills one injures another
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Compulsory labor is on the rise in Northern Arakan for the boundary fencing project with Bangladesh, since March 6, a businessman from Maungdaw South said on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Forced labor heightens in Northern Arakan for border fencing project
Chittagong, Bangladesh: Burma and Bangladesh are proposing to use the Chittagong Port for trading purposes between both countries, according to a local trader from Chittagong.
Read more: Burma eyes Chittagong Port for trading purposes
Maungdaw, Arakan State: A fisherman died at the Nasaka Headquarters of Kyigan Pyin in Maungdaw Township, after he was injured in firing by the Nasaka on March 6, and was brought to the Nasaka headquarters for medical treatment, according to a family member.    
Read more: Fisherman dies at Nasaka Headquarters
Bandarban, Bangladesh: Two Arakan People Army (APA) members, the army wing of   Democratic Party of Arakan (DPA) were arrested with two sophisticated firearms on March 13 by Bangladesh army from Roangchari upazila under Bandarban district, said a source from Nychonchari of Bandarban District.  Read more: 2-DPA member arrested with firearms in Bandarban