Current News

    Rohingya females appeal for their properties to traveler on Maungdaw-Alay Than Kyaw highway

    Maungdaw,
    Arakan State:
     Rohingya
    females from Maungdaw south were stopping vehicles to give
    informations of their properties which was looted by security forces
    and Rakhines (New settler) today, according to a school teacher from
    Maungdaw south.


    “The Rohingya females – more than three
    hundreds- were geathers on the Roadside of Maungdaw – Alay Than
    Kyaw highway where they stopped every vehicles which ply on the road
    and sending their appeal massage to the people and official about
    looting their property.”

    The
    females stopped a vehicle of Burma border security force (Nasaka) 
    by standing in the middle of road as the authority vehicles are not
    stop on the road expect their will.  After stopping the vehicle,
    the females group asked to the officer, to give protection of their
    properties which have been looting by security force – Nasaka,
    police, army, Hluntin ( riot police)and Rakhines- and their male
    family members are not able to stay in the home for fear of arrest.
    So, the females wanted for security as the Nasaka are controlling the
    security in the areas before and now, according to a village youth.


    “But,
    the Nasaka officer said to the females group not to mention the name
    Nasaka in the looting.”
    “The
    male villagers ran away from their village for fear of arrest and the
    security forces beaten up some 30 women and entered the house 
    looting  some gold, money, clothes and .destroyed household
    things.  The security forces looted 35 cows, and over 50 goats
    from the Zawmatact village tract. The security forces entered at
    least 40 houses and destroyed cooking pots and some new ones were
    taken away by them. The Natakla Rakhine villagers were holding long
    swords during the operation period of security forces.”
    We
    need more voice from Rohingya community for security and role of Law
    in their areas. Protest the so called arrest warrant which was hold
    by police officer to extort money from  Rohingya community, said
    an elder from Maungdaw

    Maungdaw,
    Arakan State:
     Rohingya
    females from Maungdaw south were stopping vehicles to give
    informations of their properties which was looted by security forces
    and Rakhines (New settler) today, according to a school teacher from
    Maungdaw south.


    “The Rohingya females – more than three
    hundreds- were geathers on the Roadside of Maungdaw – Alay Than
    Kyaw highway where they stopped every vehicles which ply on the road
    and sending their appeal massage to the people and official about
    looting their property.”

    The
    females stopped a vehicle of Burma border security force (Nasaka) 
    by standing in the middle of road as the authority vehicles are not
    stop on the road expect their will.  After stopping the vehicle,
    the females group asked to the officer, to give protection of their
    properties which have been looting by security force – Nasaka,
    police, army, Hluntin ( riot police)and Rakhines- and their male
    family members are not able to stay in the home for fear of arrest.
    So, the females wanted for security as the Nasaka are controlling the
    security in the areas before and now, according to a village youth.
    “But,
    the Nasaka officer said to the females group not to mention the name
    Nasaka in the looting.”
    “The
    male villagers ran away from their village for fear of arrest and the
    security forces beaten up some 30 women and entered the house 
    looting  some gold, money, clothes and .destroyed household
    things.  The security forces looted 35 cows, and over 50 goats
    from the Zawmatact village tract. The security forces entered at
    least 40 houses and destroyed cooking pots and some new ones were
    taken away by them. The Natakla Rakhine villagers were holding long
    swords during the operation period of security forces.”
    We
    need more voice from Rohingya community for security and role of Law
    in their areas. Protest the so called arrest warrant which was hold
    by police officer to extort money from  Rohingya community, said
    an elder from Maungdaw.

    Source : KPN