Sunday, 09 August 2020

March 2009

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A bridegroom was arrested by the Village Peace and Development Council (VPDC) members in the second week of February for talking to his fiancée in his paternal aunt’s house at about 7:00 am, Hussain, a relative of the victim said.
Read more: Bridegroom arrested for talking to fiancée
Rathedaung, Arakan State: Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) demanded an amount of Kyat 3.2 million from two villagers on allegations that they were involved in human trafficking, a close relative of one of the villagers said.
Read more: Nasaka extorts Kyat 3.2 million from two villagers in Rathedaung
Maungdaw, Arakan State: The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has been collecting family lists from the Rohingya community in Maungdaw Township, since February 26 for the year 2009, according to a school-teacher from Maungdaw Town.
Read more: UNDP collects family lists from Rohingyas in Maungdaw
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) shot dead two Rohingya villagers and injured three others, while they were going to the Khair Para riverside, to load logs into row boats on February 26, at about 5:00 pm. The logs allegedly belonged to the Nasaka, a relative of the victims said, on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Nasaka kills 2 Rohingya villagers, wounds 3 others in Maungdaw