Kyauktaw IDPs allege forced labour for months

Admin 19 Oct 2023

Internally displaced people (IDPs) taking shelter at displacement camps in Kyauktaw town say they have been forced to work at government offices for no pay since early this year.

Disabled teenage girl raped in Myebon Twsp

Admin 19 Oct 2023

A 17-year-old disabled girl in Konbaung Village, part of Arakan State’s Myebon Township, was raped last week and the alleged perpetrator was reportedly arrested by the United League of Arakan/Arakan Army (ULA/AA), according to local residents.

Kyauktaw charity school teeters on financial brink

Admin 18 Oct 2023

The Myitta Uyin Pyinnyar Dana Charity Home in downtown Kyauktaw, Arakan State, which provides free education for students from families that have been internally displaced (IDPs), is in need of assistance, according to an official.

Disabled woman raped in Kyauktaw Twsp

Admin 18 Oct 2023

A 22-year-old woman, mentally impaired from birth, in Leikma Village, part of Arakan State’s Kyauktaw Township, was raped on September 30.

Junta yet to approve ANP’s political party registration

Admin 18 Oct 2023

The junta-appointed Union Election Commission (UEC) has not yet approved the registration of the Arakan National Party (ANP), one of the biggest players in Arakan State politics, nearly seven months after the party applied for registration.

Charities and aid groups beset by registration delays in Arakan State

Admin 17 Oct 2023

Charities and social organisations in Arakan State for about a year have been applying to the military regime for registration in order to carry out humanitarian operations, but there have been delays in obtaining permission, according to association officials.

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