Sunday, 09 August 2020

January 2011

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The GE (Engineering Corps) personnel who came to Maungdaw Township from Buthidaung town to supervise construction of bridges committed injustices against three shopkeepers in Maungdaw Township on January 7, said a local businessman who prefers not to be named. 
Read more: Shopkeepers face injustice from GE in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma’s Border Security Force (Nasaka) picked up seven Bangladeshi fishing boats on January 9 and 10 while the captains of the boats were fishing in the Bay of Bengal in Bangladeshi territorial waters, said one of the owners of a fishing boat.
Read more: Burma’s security force picks up seven Bangladeshi fishing boats

By Tin Soe

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Three men, including an active Village Peace and Development Council (VPDC) head, were arrested for allegedly raping two young women on December 29, according to a member of VPDC from Kyaukpandu village.

Read more: Rape or trap for village head in Maungdaw South?

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Three Rohingya boatpeople, plus a Bangladeshi broker, were arrested by Teknaf police from Bahar Sara on January 9 at midnight, said a local resident from Teknaf.
Read more: Boatpeople arrested in Teknaf

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Four Madrasa students had money extorted from them by members of Burma’s Border Security Force (Nasaka) between January 5–8 as they were heading to their homes for the Madrasa holidays, said one of the parents on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Border Security Force extorts money from four Madrasa students