Regime makes several arrests in southern Arakan 

Admin 30 Nov 2023

Arrests of locals followed the junta’s increasing its military presence and tightening security checks on residents in southern Arakan State. Among the detainees are businessmen, social activists and women.

Gold shops close in many Arakan State towns

Admin 30 Nov 2023

Only a few gold shops are still open in Sittwe, but there are reportedly no buyers, with people only pawning or selling their gold jewellery at those shops.

Junta gunship strafes Kyauktaw Twsp village

Admin 29 Nov 2023

A junta helicopter unleashed strafing fire on Apaukwa Village in Arakan State’s Kyauktaw Township at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, according to residents.

Impending hunger at old displacement camps

Admin 29 Nov 2023

More than 58,000 people displaced by the fighting between Myanmar military and the Arakan Army (AA) in 2018-2020, and 2022 remain at camps in Arakan State and Chin State’s Paletwa Township,

Cash runs low at banks in Arakan State

Admin 29 Nov 2023

The regime has blockaded roads and waterways since fighting with the Arakan Army (AA) broke out on November 13, and cash is dwindling at banks, forcing many to impose restrictions on cash withdrawals, bank staff told DMG.

AA continues to attack junta bases in Paletwa Twsp

Admin 29 Nov 2023

Fighting has been ongoing for one week following the AA’s offensive against the two hilltop positions near Taronai Village began around 6 a.m. on November 14, and junta troops responded with aerial support and shelling.

Thousands of trapped people leave Laukkai

Admin 28 Nov 2023

Over 20,0000 people trapped in Laukkai for nearly a month due to the fighting outside the town in northern Shan State have been allowed to leave the town since Sunday.

Pauktaw fighting continues for 13th day

Admin 28 Nov 2023

The military launched a joint operation of ground troops, navy and air forces for control of Pauktaw against the Arakan Army, which has been attempting to rescue dozens of residents trapped by the fighting.

Thousands of Kyaukphyu residents facing rice shortages

Admin 27 Nov 2023

Myanmar’s military regime has not allowed drivers to pass through the Kyauk Talone checkpoint just outside the town. It has also issued an order banning water transport along the sea adjacent to the town until December 19.

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