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U Aye Thar Aung not included among 20 leaders who applied for ALD’s registration

The Arakan League for Democracy (ALD)’s former chairman and current Amyotha Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Aye Thar Aung was not included among the list of 20 leaders when the application to register the ALD was submitted to the Union Election Commission (UEC) on 20 February.

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Khaing Myo Tun faces human rights violation for long detainment without court hearing

The Arakan Liberation Party (ALP)’s deputy information officer Khaing Myo Tun, who has been detained in Sittwe Prison in the Arakan State since 25 July, 2016, has been taken to court 20 times but his case still has not been heard yet so it seems like an act of human rights violation against Khaing Myo Tun, Daw Kyawt Sein, chairperson of Rakhine Alintagar Activists’ Group, said.

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Residents protest against seized farmlands in Ngapali Beach

Over 300 people have staged a protest in Ngapali of Thandwe Township, Arakan State, to demand the return of confiscated farmlands.

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Three police officials imprisoned for negligence of duty during border post attacks

Three police officials have been sent to prison for negligence of duty during the attacks against No 1 Border Guard Police headquarters (Kyikanpyin) in Maungdaw Township and other border posts in the Arakan State.

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ANP strives hard to win by-election in Ann Township where competition runs high

The Arakan National Party (ANP) is striving hard to win the vacant seat in the Pyithu Hluttaw (Parliament) for Ann Township in the upcoming by-election.

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Arakan State government seized drugs worth over 50 billion kyats last year

Drugs worth over 50 billion kyats have been seized in the Arakan State last year, the Arakan State government explained to the Arakan State Hluttaw (Parliament).

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Malaysian aids arrive in Sittwe

Aids donated by Malaysia to support the Muslim community in the Arakan State have arrived in Sittwe Port via the military naval ship yesterday afternoon.

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Two inmates escape Buthidaung Prison

Two prisoners escaped from a high security prison in Buthidaung, Arakan State, yesterday afternoon, the prison warden confirmed to Narinjara News.

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USDP chairman discusses Maungdaw issue during Sittwe tour

The Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP)’s chairman U Than Htay have discussed the situations in Maungdaw area during his visit to Sittwe, Arakan State.

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ALP and ANP discuss for national-level political dialogue

Leaders of the Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) and the Arakan National Party (ANP) met in Sittwe on 14 February to discuss the plan to hold the national-level political dialogue for the Arakan nationalities.

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