Archive for June, 2014

freedom of press

Assam scribes appeal for release of jailed journalists

Joining the international chorus for the FreeAJStaff campaign, an Indian scribes’ body has demanded an immediate release of all journalists, who have been jailed in Egypt for allegedly ‘spreading false reports collaborating with the banned Muslim Brotherhood group endangering Egypt's national security’.

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Army General to take charge as Arakan chief minister

An emergency meeting of Arakan State Parliament, which sat on Wednesday, has accepted in appointing an Army General as the new chief minister of Arakan. The meeting of Arakan Parliament that took place following the resignation of Arakan’s chief minister U Hla Maung Tin has agreed to Burma President U Thein Sein’s proposal in this regard.

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ALP cadres detained by Burma Army

Two comrades of a ceasefire Arakanese armed outfit have been detained by the Burmese Army personnel, while they entered into the Burma territory from a neighboring country, alleged Arakan Liberation Party (ALP).Two comrades of a ceasefire Arakanese armed outfit have been detained by the Burmese Army personnel, while they entered into the Burma territory from a neighboring country, alleged Arakan Liberation Party (ALP).

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Arakan province government chef resigns

The head of Arakan province government has resigned yesterday understandable because of pressure of the Union government.

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11 Muslims detained for targeting a village administrator

Not less than 11 Muslim residents of Maungdaw township in western Burma were detained by the police while they allegedly tried to kill a village administrator, said a police officer of Maungdaw police station.

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Muslims of Mray Bon agreed to scrutinize their citizenship rights

The Burma immigration department has scrutinized the citizenship right of Muslim community in Mray Bon, a small town in central Arakan, accordance with 1982 Burma immigration law, informed U Hla Thein, chief of law in Arakan State of western Burma.

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ANP leaders leave for China

Dateline: Three Arakanese leaders representing Arakan National Party (ANP) is leaving for China for a filed visit. The ruling Chinese Communist Party had invited the delegates from the newly formed Arakanese political party.

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Bangla media accuses Burma of killing 6 Bangladeshi citizens

The Bangladesh media has accused Burmese security forces of killing at least six Bangladeshi citizens on Wednesday morning. The incident that took place near Burma (Myanmar) border in the morning also left 20 others injured.

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Mud volcano may shift SEZ to coastline

A proposed Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the village of Sit Taw and Si Maw villages of Kyauk Pru in Arakan State may be shifted to another location as the authority has discovered a mud volcano there, said U Aung Kyaw Than, a senior official of the SEZ in Burma.

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Arakanese monks assembled in Sittwe

Arakanese monks assembled in Sittwe

Nearly 70 Arakanese Buddhists monks from different parts of Arakan State of Burma have gathered in Sittwe for a two day convention starting from Tuesday.

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