ALTSEAN-Burma has released an update of “Unrest in Burma’s Arakan State: A chronology of events.”
Unrest in Burma’s Arakan State – A Chronology of Events – Updated
* 62 people have died as a result of the unrest in Arakan State from 28 May to 21 June.
* Over 2,000 buildings, including seven mosques and nine Buddhist monasteries, have been destroyed.
* 90,000 people have been displaced.
* A court sentences to death two Rohingya men accused of the 28 May rape and murder of a Rakhine woman in Rambree Township.
* Bangladesh pushes back more than 2,000 Rohingya fleeing violence in Arakan State.
* Bangladeshi FM says Bangladesh cannot take any more refugees from Burma “under any circumstances.”
* UN says that the underlying tensions that stem from discrimination against ethnic and religious minorities pose a threat to Burma’s democratic transition and stability.
The briefer is available at: http://bit.ly/KA6Cen
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Yours, in solidarity,