10 Arakanese, who were arrested in June’s violence, were acquitted on Friday from Sittwe Second District Court, said U Aye Maung, who is one of those acquitted.
Yangon: US ambassador to Burma Derek Mitchell invited and met on Tuesday some Arakanese leaders in the US embassy in Yangon regarding the recent situation in Rakhine state, said RNDP general Secretary U Hla Saw, who attended the meeting.
A group of soldiers of the Burmese army’s general engineering unit known as GE that is constructing a fence along the border in Maungdaw in northwestern Arakan State was attacked and their vehicle burned down allegedly by an armed group.
Dhaka: Arakan Army Chief Colonel Tun Mrat Naing was released on Sunday from Chinese police custody after he was missing for a few days without any communication with his colleagues, said Lt Colonel Dr. Nyo Twan Awng, the militia’s second-in-command.
Local farmers from Thetphon Village in Minbya Township in Arakan State said the township authorities seized their paddy harvests on Monday.
The first death anniversary of prominent Arakanese historian Professor Dr. Aye Kyaw was observed with a ceremony of offering meal to the Buddhist monks on 19th of January in New York in USA.
Taungup: A mother from Taungup in Arakan State has written a complaint to the International Labour Organization (ILO) requesting help to return her underage son who has been conscripted into the army after having been missing for over a year.
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