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UNREST IN BURMA’S ARAKAN STATE: A CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS (UPDATED)

 
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This briefer is an update of “Unrest in Burma’s Arakan State: A chronology of events.

Updates include:

• 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.