Wednesday, 03 June 2020

November 2008

Dhaka, Bangladesh: The two-day (November 16 to 17) Bangladesh and Burma maritime boundary talks ended yesterday without any solution during sharp disagreement on drawing the dividing line over the waters of the Bay of Bengal, said sources.
Read more: Two days Maritime talks ends with no result
Maungdaw, Arakan State:  A mine exploded in north of Maungaw Town on November 13, at about 10 pm while a cow herd was chasing cattle in a paddy field near the Bangladesh border, said a villager on condition of anonymity.  
Read more: Mine explodes in northern Maungdaw
Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Battle preparations  by the Burmese Army has led to forced labor by villagers of Maungdaw Township in Arakan State, Burma since November first week, said a  local elder on condition of anonymity.  
Read more: Army uses forced labor for trenches and bunkers
Maungdaw, Burma: Two police officers and a corporal of Maungdaw police station demanded kyat 10 million from two villagers of Du Chee Yar Dan village on September 18, said a village elder on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Police demand 10 million kyat from villagers
Maungdaw, Burma:  A villager in Maungdaw Township was severely assaulted for cutting off branches of trees which have been growing near his paddy. He became unconscious and started vomiting blood on November 11, said a family member of the victim.   
Read more: Police beat a villager unconscious