Monday, 10 August 2020

June 2009

Ukiya, Bangladesh: Eighteen Rohingya refugees were arrested and jailed on June 14 for cutting woods in the forest, said Kala Meah, a refugee elder from the unregistered refugee camp in Kutupalong.
Read more: Eighteen Rohingya refugees arrested and jailed
Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Fishing boat owners in Mayrullah (Myinn Hlut) and Shilkhali villages of Nasska area No. 8 in Maungdaw Township were forced to gift 13 heads of cattle during the transfer of a Nasaka officers, according to a local trader in Merullah village.
Read more: Boat owners forced to gift 13 cows on Nasaka officer’s transfer

Maungdaw, Arakan State: More than 10 children have died given the abysmal lack of medical facilities, shortage of doctors and poverty has led to an alarming rise in malaria, fever and other diseases in Arakan, Burma. The military junta does not provide any assistance to patients. Neither has the regime taken any decision to supply medicines, according to a village health worker.

Read more: Ten children die of diseases in Arakan
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Last month, two Village Peace and Development Council (VPDC) Chairmen of Maungdaw Township fled from their village to evade arrest by Nasaka. They had assembled local villagers and were giving religious sermons after inviting religious leaders to Maungdaw Township, said a local elder requesting anonymity.
Read more: Two VPDC chairmen flee to evade arrest
Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Immigration Department’s surprise checking of family lists in Maungdaw Township has frustrated villagers as officers extort money after false allegations against villagers, said a businessman from Maungdaw town.
Read more: Immigration’s surprise checks frustrate villagers in Maungdaw