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Arakanese team to help monks injured in protest crackdown

An Arakanese team has reportedly left for Sagaing on Monday with the donations contributed by the Arakanese at home and abroad in order to help the Buddhist monks injured in violent protest crackdown at Let Pan Daung copper mine.


Arakanese man seriously wounded by group attack

An Arakanese man has been seriously wounded after a group of Muslim villagers attacked him with machetes in Minbya in Arakan State.


12 Bangladeshis officially transferred from Burma

Maungdaw: Twelve Bangladeshi nationals who were arrested in Burma were officially handed over to Bangladesh on Sunday, according to border news sources.


Woman stages solo protest in Sittwe against violent crackdown of demonstration in Let Pan Daung

A woman in Arakan State’s Capital Sittwe has staged a solo protest denouncing the authorities’ violent crackdown on Buddhist monks and local villagers who demonstrated peacefully calling to stop the copper mining project at Let Pan Daung Mountain in Sagaing Division.


Authorities threaten Arakanese party

The members of the Arakan League for Democracy (ALD) said local authorities have been threatening to eliminate their party accusing  them of fraud in their campaigns to extend their party memberships in Arakan State and Chin State.


Dr. Tun Aung sentenced to 12 years in jail

The Sittwe District Court ordered Dr. Tun Aung also known as Nurul Haque who has been arrested by the authorities on five charges relating to communal violence last June in Arakan State to serve 12 years in prison with hard labor.


Police extends remand of six arrested Arakanese men in Sittwe

The police in Sittwe, the capital in Arakan State, have further extended the remand of six Arakanese men who have been arrested from nearby Mrauk-U Township for six more days.


Shops burgled amid curfew in Kyauktaw

Burglars are taken advantage of strict curfews imposed in Arakan State to rob shops in Kyauktaw. Several were robbed near the Shwe Pyi Thit bus station on Saturday morning.


Police Apologize For Torturing Youth

The case of two Arakanese youths who were reportedly tortured by police after being arrested at a teashop is being formerly investigated.


Arakanese Farmers Want Their Land Back

Arakanese farmers whose land was forcibly confiscated by the Burma military hope the government will intervene in the ongoing dispute.


Myanmar Cancels Agreement To Export Electricity To Bangladesh

The Myanmar government won’t sell electricity to Bangladesh even though they said they would.


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