Archive for April, 2016


Government forces- Arakan Army rebels encounter claim lives

The ongoing conflicts between the Myanmar government forces and Arakan Army rebels in different parts of Rakhine State resulted in the killing of few officers.

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Clashes with Arakan Army rebels continue to erupt

Confrontations between the rebels belonged to banned Arakan Army (AA) and government security forces erupted during the Thingyan festival in the State of Arakan, a western province of Burma.

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Sittwe prison

Presidential pardon for four Arakan Army convicts

Four persons, sentenced by the court for their alleged involvements with the banned Arakan Army, were released on 17 April from Sittwe prison of Arakan State under the Presidential amnesty.

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‘Development should precede Kyauk Phru Special Economic Zone Project’

The Kyauk Phru Rural Development Association stated that it would not accept the proposal for Special Economic Zone Project at Ramree island until the authority fixes the accountability and assures developments in the concerned localities.

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Arakan Army rebel sentenced to five years of imprisonment

The last detainee, who was lodged at Kyauk Taw police station for many days because of Arakan Army connection, was convicted by the Kyauk Taw township court and sentenced to five years of imprisonment. The court pronounced the punishment against the Arakanese youth named Maung Bo Than on 7 April.

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Six more Arakan Army rebels convicted

The Kyauk Taw township court in Arakan State of western Burma on 6 April convicted six more Arakan Army rebels to five years of imprisonment to each. With them, altogether 37 members of Arakan Army have been convicted by the court till date.

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Locals decide to protest against CNPC

The residents of Kyauk Phru locality in Arakan State have decided to raise voices against the Chinese company, which is engaged in Shwe gas offshore exploration, on 11 April asking due compensation to the farmers.

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Six Arakan Army rebels sentenced by the court

Six Arakanese youths, convicted of being insurgent members of Arakan Army, was convicted and sent to Sittwe prison on Monday by the Kyauk Taw township court of Arakan State.

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