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Arakanese leaders in Malaysia

Arakanese leaders escaped assassination attempt in Malaysia

A delegation led by prominent Arakanese leaders U Aye Tha Aung and Dr Aye Maung faced an assassination attempt in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday but luckily they could escape. Addressing the media in Rangoon today, the surviving leaders recollected the horrible incident that happened in the Malaysian capital on February 6.

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Hundreds staged protests against UN and INGOs

Over 1000 Arakanese people in Buthidaung staged a protest program on Thursday against the UN and INGOs as those organizations had recently accused the Arakanese Buddhists of killing many Muslim people in Du Chayar Dan village in the their findings, said U Tun Hlaing, who led the demonstration.

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Forced labor reappears in Arakan

The practice of forced labour, which was understandably diminished under the U Thein Sein government since it came to power in 2010, has surfaced again in southern Arakan, where many villagers are being reportedly engaged forcefully in a construction site of water channels there.

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Bangladesh combined forces destroy poppy fields along Burma border

Bangladesh combined forces destroy poppy fields along Burma border

A combined armed forces led by Bangladesh Army destroyed 59 poppy fields in some remote areas along the Bangladesh-Burma border in the last few days.

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3000 people stage protest in Sittwe

Over 3000 Arakanese Buddhist people staged a massive protest in Sittwe on Monday to raise their voices for a series of demands.

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23 domestic workers arrested for CNPC attack

Twenty three Burmese workers were arrested by the Arakan police in connection with a recent attack on CNPC properties in Ann township.

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Bangladesh bound 70,000 Yaba tablets seized in Sittwe

Around 70,000 pieces of Yaba tablets were seized by the Sittwe police in the Arakan capital city, while the drugs were about to be transported to Burma's western border town Maungdaw by a ferry ship on Sunday.

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Arakanese cultivator killed by miscreants

One Arakanese cultivator was brutally killed by a group of miscreants on January 13, while he was patrolling a mountain farm, said the police and local villagers.

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Burma denies planting of mines on the international border

Burma (Myanmar) denies its hands in planting mines along the border areas with Bangladesh. It is learnt from a letter sent by a responsible Burmese official from Maungdaw.

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Arakanese remembered 229th Anniversary of Fall of Arakan

The Arakanese community across the world remembered the 229th anniversary of the Fall of Arakan Kingdom and Arakanese sovereignty with a call for unity among the Arakanese armed groups. The memorial ceremonies were held in several parts of Arakan as well as in various places of Thailand, Malaysia and the USA on December 31 last.

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