Buddhists in Burma on Wednesday blocked aid workers from visiting a camp for displaced Muslims in the central part of Arakan State, where the United Nations fears the spread of…
“They punched me and hacked my hair off. Then they tied me with a rope and hung a sign around my neck.
A programme targeting displaced Rohingya communities in Arakan has been launched.
Arakan representatives spoke of their frustrations at the close of the day’s parliamentary proceedings.
Burmese govt says families of passengers who drowned when the ill-fated ferry sank can only receive a fixed sum covered by the ticket insurance.
The Arakan regional parliament has formed a commission to investigate a ferry boat disaster off the coast of Myebon which cost dozens of lives on 13 March.