Sunday, 09 August 2020

November 2010

Buthidaung, Arakan State: A group of high level officers from Naypyidaw arrived in Buthidaung today at 11am, according to an official from Buthidaung.
Read more: Officials meet on bilateral projects with Bangladesh

Teknaf, Bangladesh: A Rohingya refugee from Nayapara camp was arrested by camp security while watching a film with his family and later released after paying a bribe, said a refugee leader who declined to be named.
Read more: Camp security arrests and assaults refugee

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A rickshaw driver was severely beaten by an officer from Burma’s border security force Nasaka in Aley Than Kyaw market in Hongsara village yesterday, according to a shopkeeper who witnessed the attack.
Read more: Nasaka officer assaults rickshaw driver

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Burma is of “particular concern,” as the country’s authoritarian regime imposed restrictions on religious activities of minorities, including Muslims and Christians, said United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during an announcement of the release of a new report on religious freedom and human rights on November 17.
Read more: Religious restrictions make Burma a “Country of Particular Concern”: US report

Buthidaung, Arakan State: Villagers have been required to work in the army cantonment as retribution for their support of the opposition party in November 7 elections, said a local businessman.
Read more: Buthidaung villagers targeted for forced labor