Curfew and a ban on gatherings imposed in Sittwe after Buddhist mobs attack international NGO offices.
Hundreds of Arakanese Buddhists gathered and attacked homes and offices occupied by Malteser International in Arakan State capital Sittwe on Wednesday night.
Saw Than Myint, a spokesman for the Nationalities Brotherhood Federation, complained that the Burmese government “claims to be stepping forward, but is in reality going nowhere”.
Four demonstrators are likely to face charges from Pakokku Township Police for staging an unauthorised protest demanding constitutional reform.
More than 100 residents of Michaungkan in the eastern suburbs of Rangoon have restored their rally camp, this time at Maha Bandula Park in the city’s downtown area.