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The Rakhine State in western Myanmar borders Bangladesh and the nation states of Chin, Magway, Bago and Ayeyarwady. Sittwe is the state' s capitol. It is 36,778 km2 and is made up of 17 cities and is the capitol of Rakhine. It has an approximate country capacity of 3.22 million (HMIS 2011 data), with a coverage of 88 populations/km2.

Rakhine's coastline is vulnerable to hurricanes and the area was hit hard by Cyclone Giri in 2010. One of the country's three special economic zones is also located in western Rakhine State, in the seaside town of Kyaukpyu.

Arson detection systems in Buthidaung, Maungdaw and Rathedaung townships of the state of Rakhine in Myanmar

The map shows the areas where satelite blazes were identified in the townships of Buthindaung, Maungdaw and Rathedaung in the districts of Maungdaw and Sittwe in the state of Rakhine in Myanmar. The analysis uses fire detection data gathered with the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) and Visual Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) from August 25 to November 25, 2017.

In all, 170 fire cases were recorded in various areas of Rathedaung, Buthindaung and Maungdaw. Whilst the fire reports were distributed over the whole investigation time frame, some remarkable cluster ing events took place on 28 August, 29 August, 3 September, 15 September, 25 September, 9 October and 6 November, as indicated on the map.

On August 28 and September 15, a day-long top fire recognition took place, as shown in the diagram. Please be aware that many fire occurrences in the area during this time would not have been recognized due to cloudy weather and satelite transfer, and are usually only recognized if the satelites are upside down while the fire is sufficiently intense and the sky is not disturbed.

Political parties in Myanmar demand martial law in northern Rakhine State

14 Myanmar factions, among them the most important opponent group, called on the civil regime on Thursday to impose the martial code in the instable north of the state of Rakhine, where a string of disappeared and murdered Rakhine Buddhists have caused anxiety. Aung San Suu Kyi's 15-month-old NLD coalition is de facto calling on the armed services to intervene because they believe that they cannot keep order and security intact. The Union Solidarity and Development Partys ( "USDP") - the country's most important opponent force with a powerful militarist backdrop - and 13 others want the 15-month-old Aung San Suu Kyi NLD to intervene because they believe that they are incapable of maintaining order and security in the area.

"As in the Laukkai region[the fugitive North Shan State], we want to see the laws of war in some areas of Rakhine State where it is necessary, where the civil government cannot do much for security," said Nay Min Kyaw, General Sectretary of the National Democratic Force Party (NDF).

The Rakhine government has accused more than 500 Moslems and held 1,300 other refugees on patrol in the three communities in the north of Maungdaw, Buthidaung and Rathedaung state last October for their supposed participation in fatal aggression. This attack was attributed to an arcane group of Rohingya militants. In spite of the operation, the area is anything but safe.

Myanmar's military personnel in June murdered three men evicting a presumed Rohingya rebel base in a ridge in Maungdaw-Buthidaung municipality, where tunnel, arms, huts, supplies and equipment were found during a two-day drill. A number of murders in the Tri-Township region, two of them Rakhine ethnically, combined with concerns about the Rohingya Muslim attack, led some 200 Rakhine Buddhists to escape Maungdaw last weekend.

This move led the region's forces to a high level of alarm and a state parliamentarian to demand greater safety. Although the 14 ruling factions praised the federal administration for the use of concepts such as "terrorizing groups" and "extreme violence" in their press reports on force in North Rakhine State, they believe that Naypyidaw does not exercise authority provided by current legislation to deal with the conflict and instead does things that are not in accordance with the authority it has, said Nay Min Kyaw.

In addition, the MEPs called on the MEPs not to allow the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to undertake an investigation in Rakhine State into the horrors that the Myanmar military was said to have perpetrated against Rohingya's Muslims during a four-month review of the safety of the northern provinces following fatal assaults on frontier protection posts in October 2016.

Burma has distanced itself from the UN exploratory visit to Myanmar and argued that it is not consistent with what actually happened on the spot in Northakhine. Mr Aung San Suu Kyi has set up a committee under the leadership of former UN leader Kofi Annan to investigate the local conditions in Rakhine and suggest ways to resolve the tension in the area.

A similar trend saw some 200 residents from the Maungdaw, Buthidaung and Rathedaung districts meet on Thursday to debate the recent act of cultist violence to shake the troubled state. Tuesday, a buddhistic bullfighter assaulted a Rohingya Muslim man and murdered six more in the state capitol of Sittwe after the group got into a dispute with a landlord about buying a ship.

It has been launched against the populations of the three provinces, where an increasing number of killings and enforced enforcements have taken place, as fears of possible Rohingya Muslim assaults, which make up a large part of the region's populace, are increasing. Local residents who participated in the rally demanded stricter local safety and debated the formation of a militias to defend themselves from Muslim assaults.

You also noted that in the recent killings of two Rakhines, the policemen have not made any bust. "Rumours and warnings are widespread that more force is being inflicted, and the number of killings of indigenous peoples is rising[so] we debated the need for more safety in the region," said Maung Khin Win, vice-chairman of the emergency relief committee, a grassroots relief group.

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