ANP accuses regional immigration chief of issuing a national ID card to a “Bengali” woman who was born to non-Burmese parents.
The NLD’s landslide victory over the USDP is seen to many as a dismissal of the anti-Mulism rhetoric that was employed by Ma-Ba-Tha during the election.
In deeply divided Arakan State, some Muslims hope that an NLD victory will bring rights and support to the disenfranchised Rohingya population.
Burmese President Thein Sein on 30 September signed into law a second amendment to the Political Parties Registration Law stating that only Burmese citizens are allowed to form political parties.
A pilot programme aimed at verifying the citizenship of Muslim residents in Arakan State was carried out in in Myebon Township.