The Memorandum of the Muslims of North Arakan Submitted to the Inquiry Commission

By Aman Ullah Since 1947, the Rakhine Buddhists leaders were trying for granting State to Arakan as per Shan, Karen Ni, and Kachin. The Rees Williams Commission set up in 1947 to examine the necessity of granting ‘States’ to different areas, but initially it kept aside the question of granting statehood to Arakan. Later 3 Read more about The Memorandum of the Muslims of North Arakan Submitted to the Inquiry Commission[…]

The Modern from of Arakan is Derived from Arabic

By Aman Ullah “The modern form of Arakan said to be derived from the Arabic ‘Al-Rakhang’” …Professor Hodivala “Arekadesa could also be read Anekadesa”….Dr. Pamela Gutman Pamela Gutman was born in Adelaide, South Australia. Her tertiary education was at the University of Vienna, where she studied German, Philosophy, and Art History, and then at The Read more about The Modern from of Arakan is Derived from Arabic[…]

Arakan: An Un-decolonized Colonial Territory

By Aman Ullah “Decolonization not only refers to the complete “removal of the domination of non-indigenous forces” within the geographical space and different institutions of the colonized, but it also refers to the “decolonizing of the mind” from the colonizer’s ideas that made the colonized seem inferior.” Karl Hack (2008) Arakan with an area of Read more about Arakan: An Un-decolonized Colonial Territory[…]

If UN fails to prevent Rohingya disenfranchisement in Burma, then,…?

By Ibrahim Shah UN Security Council’s immediate forced intervention in Burma is very crucial to prevent the first-ever state-sanctioned Rohingya disenfranchisement and the ongoing genocide against Rohingya led by President Thein Sein United Nations Department of Political Affairs, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights[APHR], Organization of  American States[OAS], the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, the European Read more about If UN fails to prevent Rohingya disenfranchisement in Burma, then,…?[…]

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People and Rohingya

By Aman Ullah “Muslims of Arakan certainly belong to one of the indigenous races of Burma, which you represent. In fact, there are no pure indigenous races in Burma and that if you do not belong to indigenous races Burma; we also cannot be taken as indigenous races of Burma.” President Saw Shwe Thaik, The Read more about International Day of the World’s Indigenous People and Rohingya[…]

Rakhine Extremists Plot to Starve Crippled Rohingyas in Rathedaung

By Saiful Rohin  Rvisiontv.com October 19, 2014  Rathedaung, Arakan State: Rakhine extremists blocked WFP’s access to the few remaining Rohingya villages in Rathedaung Township leading the hundreds of innocent Rohingyas to face starvation, according to a source of WFP. Post the state-sponsored violence against ethnic Rohingya in 2012, only few Rohingya villages in Rathedaung Township Read more about Rakhine Extremists Plot to Starve Crippled Rohingyas in Rathedaung[…]

Tyrannical Border Guard Police Arrest Many Innocent Rohingyas

By MYARF Rvisiontv.com October 16, 2014 Maungdaw, Arakan State: Myanmar’s tyrannical Border Guard Police (BGP) has been arbitrarily arresting and detaining innocent Rohingya people all over Maungdaw Township since late September, the local Rohingyas report. The police raid Rohingya villages and vandalize and ransack their homes. Besides, they harass Rohingya women and beat and torture Rohingya Read more about Tyrannical Border Guard Police Arrest Many Innocent Rohingyas[…]

Myanmar’s Military Torture an Innocent Rohingya for Ransom

By MYARF Rvision TV August 28, 2014 Buthidaung, Arakan State: The Myanmar Military arbitrarily arrested and severely tortured an innocent Rohingya at Paya-pyin-aung-pyaa’ village in Buthidaung Township for Ransom, say the reliable sources. Buthidaung The military arrested the Rohingya man last Friday night upon a false complaint against him by the village administrator who is Read more about Myanmar’s Military Torture an Innocent Rohingya for Ransom[…]

Reckless Gunfire by Myanmar’s BGP Kills a Rohingya Farmer

By MYARF & M.S. Anwar 1:00AM (Myanmar Time), Monday, August 25, 2014 Maungdaw, Arakan State ׀ Rvisiontv.com The Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) opened fire at a Rohingya farmer in southern Maungdaw last Saturday night as they failed to arrest two other bypassing Rohingyas for ransom, hence causing the poor man’s death, say the locals of Read more about Reckless Gunfire by Myanmar’s BGP Kills a Rohingya Farmer[…]