Affecting the country’s tourism industry: Disaster Management and Relief Minister

Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Bir Bikram, said on April 8, the Rohingyas will be relocated from Cox’s Bazar district to Thengar Char of Noakhali district to avoid from putting the environment of tourism hotspot Cox’s Bazar at stake. “It’s affecting the country’s tourism industry.” Disaster Management and Relief Minister also Read more about Affecting the country’s tourism industry: Disaster Management and Relief Minister[…]

Military Bulldozes a Historical Mosque in Buthidaung Township

By The Stateless Buthidaung, April 5, 2017: The Myanmar military completely bulldozed a historical mosque in Lawei Dek on April 3, 2017. The ancient mosque was believed to be built before the British occupation of Burma in the heart of Lawei Dek, under Buthidaung Township. Till mid-1990 the mosque was surrounded by Botoli Bazaar. Now Read more about Military Bulldozes a Historical Mosque in Buthidaung Township[…]

Military renewed violence in Buthidaung and Maungdaw

By Kyaw Win Maungdaw: Myanmar restarted military assaults in Rohingya villages after few weeks break in Maungdaw and Buthidaung Townships since last Saturday. A joint force of approximately 200 comprised of both the military and Border Guard Police (BGP) started besieging and conducted raids in Rohingya village; Hawar Bil (Kyi Kan Pyin), in the name Read more about Military renewed violence in Buthidaung and Maungdaw[…]

More than 400 tents of Rohingya were demolished in Kutupalong

Kutupalong: Bangladesh Forestry Officials launched 2-day operation to demolish more than 400 makeshift-tents that were built by newly arrived Rohingya for temporary shelter. The demolished tents include one shelter designated for temporary mosque. “Today, a group of forestry officials along with local village headmen and some villagers came to the recently built makeshift-camp and started Read more about More than 400 tents of Rohingya were demolished in Kutupalong[…]

Two Rohingya wounded as military fired into crowd

By Maung Shwe, The Stateless Rohingya MAUNGDAW: About 15 military personnel and Border Guard Police (BGP) abruptly entered Raimmabil (Yedwinchaung), northern Maungdaw at around 10:15 am local time, Tuesday, October 25 and started firing gun into the crowd today where two Rohingya were confirmed seriously wounded. A villager requested not to be named said, “our chairman was Read more about Two Rohingya wounded as military fired into crowd[…]

Kill, arrest, arson, rape and loot on Rohingya in Maungdaw

By KPN The police, Burma border guard police (BGP) and army have turned northern Arakan – Maungdaw and Rathedaung – in to a hell for Rohingya, crackdowns on innocent Rohingya civilians following attacks by unidentified assailants on three separate police outposts –  the BGP headquarters, Kyein Chaung and Koe Tan Kauk- in northern Arakan on Read more about Kill, arrest, arson, rape and loot on Rohingya in Maungdaw[…]

Rohingyas barred to enter Bangladesh

By KPN The Bangladesh government barred Rohingya community from Arakan Burma to enter Bangladesh with border trade passes this year who want to participate in Bishwa Ijtema (World Muslims gathering) due to security reason, Kadir Hossain, a local trader from Teknaf said. More than 200- Rohingya arrived in Teknaf land port with border trade passes Read more about Rohingyas barred to enter Bangladesh[…]

Maungdaw authority stop Rohingya movement

Maungdaw authority – Burma Border Guard Police (BGP), Police and Immigration- are stopping Rohingya movement today within the areas, said Halim, a Human Rights Watchdog from Maungdaw. The BGP from its Headquarters started stopping Rohingya who are traveling to Maungdaw or from Maungdaw to Maungdaw north today early morning. The BGP personnel are giving instruction Read more about Maungdaw authority stop Rohingya movement[…]

Rohingya Village Devastated by Cyclone, Villagers Still Await Reliefs

By Rohingya Mirror Buthidaung, Arakan State (Rohingya Vision) — A whole Rohingya hamlet in Buthidaung Township was devastated by the recent cyclone but the concerned authorities refuse to help the villagers discriminating on the basis of their race and religion, the victims say. The hamlet in the desperate situation is ‘Daanu Miya’ hamlet of ‘Kyaukphyu Read more about Rohingya Village Devastated by Cyclone, Villagers Still Await Reliefs[…]