Sunday, 31 May 2020

November 2008

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Mrs. Thida, an immigration officer of Maungdaw exit and entry gate, has been harassing passengers coming to Bangladesh and entering Burma on business or personal visits.
Read more: Maungdaw exit and entry gate officer harasses passengers
Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Maungdaw court in Arakan State Burma yesterday sentenced 13 members of the Myanmar Muslim Organization (MMO) belonging to Maungdaw Township to prison terms ranging from 13 years to 3 months.
Read more: Varying prison terms for 13 MMO members
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi Police seized Yaba tablets from a private car at the Whykong check-post yesterday, while it was en route to Cox's Bazaar from Teknaf, according to our correspondent.
Read more: Teknaf Police seize Yaba tablets en route to Cox's Bazaar
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma's military junta continues with its gross violation of human rights, in its latest diktat of ordering Rohingya Maulavi bridegrooms to be clean-shaven before a wedding ceremony. The Nasaka Director passed the order in the last week of October, a school teacher said on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Nasaka Director orders Maulavi bridegrooms to be clean-shaven
Kyaukpru, Arakan State: Locals from Kyaukpru have said that more than 200 prisoners from proper Burma are working on the highway road of Kyaukpru–Ann since October 25.
Read more: 200 prisoners work on Kyaukpru–Ann Highway Road in Arakan