UNHCR recognized Burmese refugee arrested in Bangladesh
A UNHCR recognized refugee from
He is identified as Maung Kyaw Moe and his refugee ID card number is 01087. He has been recognized as a refugee by Dhaka UNHCR since 2001.
He was previously living in
According to today's Daily Star report, the authorities accused him of being a member of the National United Party of Arakan (NUPA), and arrested him in a remote
His close friend denied the accusation and report, saying ‘it is totally wrong’. "He was arrested in Cox’s Bazaar when he visited a nearby house of his friend," he said. "Maung Kyaw Moe is not even Arakanese, he is a Burman. I do not believe a Burman has ever supported a separatist group in
According to Refugee sources, the man has never been involved in any political parties nor any criminal groups, past or present. Perhaps he may be close with one of NUPA's members, but this is natural.
Now his wife and his family member are very anxious about his security, as they do not know the whereabouts of Kyaw Moe.
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