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Collecting family lists and photos in Rathedaung Township

                                                            Rathedaung Jetty 

Rathedaung,
Arakan State
The
Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) has been again collecting
family lists and taking photographs of Rohingya people with digital
computerized system in Rathedaung Township since January 10, said a
school teacher from Rathedaung on condition of anonymity.


“The
concerned authorities did not write anything in the column of race in
the form. They normally take the villagers’ data as before, so the
villagers cooperate with the Nasaka.”



“However,
the authority are collecting Kyat 1,500 for family photograph, Kyat
3,000 to enlist new born, Kyat 3,000 to cancel dead person from the
list, and Kyat 7,000 to terminate a person from the list who went to
abroad.”



But, the
authority, did not enlist the girls or women along with their
children in the family list who got married with her husband after
getting necessary permission from the concerned authorities earlier.
The women or the girls are from other places, such as— from other
Nasaka areas within the township or from other township, said a local
businessman who denied to be named.



“The
concerned authority are trying to ease the Rohingya population from
northern Arakan by not adding in her husband’s family list event
they have all related document which was given by authority.”



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