Burma Times Correspondent: February 26, 2015
Four Rohingya Muslim villages are under virtual curfew as a hostile Rakhine settlement robs and assaults them as they try to go the market, according to our local correspondent.
Locals at the villages of Kaku para, Alshan para, Napang and Muskaila para at Maungdaw say that the Rakhine settlement of Jujjapara prevents them from going to the market at Daiping.
Whenever Rohingyas have tried to go to the market in the last few days, the mob confines them and robs their belongings. Whoever does not have enough money is assaulted and humiliated. Women and old men have been assaulted physically and psychologically, say locals.
Locals also say as a result they have not being able to purchase basic supplies including food.