Forced Eviction from private property
December: Eighteen families who have been forcefully
evicted from their own homes since October 25th in Sittwe,
the capital of
When one of the members of the group, U Mung Daing, made an enquiry he came to know that the site was not a public property but it was legally owned by a Rakhine national, U Shwe Tha.
Later he on behalf of the above-mentioned families raised objection to the municipality in due course. The authority agreed to look into the matter and take necessary action. But till today no one has bothered to raise the issue and make proper inquiry about the matter. Meanwhile, the eighteen families have been leading subhuman existence in the rough weather of Sittwe. #