Regime detains at least 700 Sittwe residents in two months

Admin 09 Jul 2024

Around 400 Sittwe residents remain detained and some of them have been charged by the regime. According to family members, some of those who remain detained do not know what they are being charged for, and have not been able to contact them.

Rice harvest expected to decline in Arakan State

Admin 08 Jul 2024

“Many farmers can’t afford agricultural materials as their prices have surged. Many farmers are growing fewer acres this year,” said farmer U Aung Thein Tun from Ponnagyun Township.

Gwa Twsp residents grapple with new landmine-risk realities

Admin 08 Jul 2024

A resident of Kyeintali Town lost one of his legs from the knee down after stepping on a landmine while foraging for vegetables on Sunday, the latest in a growing number of landmine-related casualties in Arakan State’s Gwa Township.

Minbya Twsp man killed in landmine blast

Admin 08 Jul 2024

“He left his home early to cut down firewood. He stepped on a landmine on a mountain range at around 8 a.m. on July 7. He lost his left leg and bled to death,” said a local resident.

Eight Amyint Kyun villagers remain in junta custody

Admin 06 Jul 2024

Around 60 junta troops raided Amyint Kyun village on June 22, and gathered male villagers on the ground at the centre of the village before abducting 46 residents aged between 18 and 40.

Ngapali man, son shot dead by junta soldiers

Admin 06 Jul 2024

A local man and his son from Jeittaw Ward in Ngapali Town, Arakan State, were shot dead on Thursday by junta soldiers retreating from the military’s Light Infantry Battalion No. 55, 

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