Monday, January 21, 2013

Rohingya fears of fresh attack in Maungdaw

A group of Rakhine extremists have been trying to obtain permission from military officials to stage protest against the Rohingya populations in Maungdaw Township of Arakan State, Burma, according to a local businessman who declined to mention his name.

In the recent day, several groups of Rakhine have migrated from Bangladesh and are getting allocation in Maungdaw Township who are actively involved in liberating Arakan from Burma through the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya people.

On 19 January 2013 at about 7:00pm, around 100 Rakhine people gathered nearby 4 miles of Maungdaw who were planning for immediate protest in the city but the military official dispersed them on the sense.

Military officials have deployed forces across the wards in Maungdaw city from 8:00am to 10:00pm on 20 January 2013. During the time military deployment, Rohingya people were not allowed to move from one place to another.

Following such security enforcement, Rakhine people are constantly threatening the local Rohingya populations that “time is coming for evacuation of the lands. There will be no excuse for the supporters of Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) in the election and the believers of Islam”, he added.

Based on the information, entire Rohingya populations are in fear of fresh attack and owing for security forces for their safety. ##

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