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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,…?[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Birmingham Councillors demand action over Rohingya human rights abuses in Burma

By Neil Elkes Almost all councillors sign letter to Foreign Secretary calling for United Nations intervention in Burma More than 100 Birmingham City Councillors have signed a letter calling on the Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond to take a lead in the fight against human rights abuses in Burma. The letter calls on the British Government Read more about Birmingham Councillors demand action over Rohingya human rights abuses in Burma[…]

Authority not allow UNHCR officers to meet Rohingya in Maungdaw

Maungdaw authority – U Khin Maung Lwin, the District Administration Officer and  U Hla Myint, the Township administration officer- had denied UNHCR officers to meet Rohingya elders from Maungdaw on July 11 , said Halim, a Human Rights Watchdog from Maungdaw. Three high level officers from UNHCR visited Maungdaw who interest to meet Maungdaw Rohingya Read more about Authority not allow UNHCR officers to meet Rohingya in Maungdaw[…]

NGO offers food to Rohingya Muslims during Ramadan

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) An NGO is providing food items to Rohingya Muslim refugees who have been fasting during the holy month of Ramadan and who are living in dilapidated camps on the outskirts of the national capital. Tayyab Trust, an institution which has been working for the rehabilitation of riot-hit victims, has distributed Read more about NGO offers food to Rohingya Muslims during Ramadan[…]

Prices of essential commodities increased in Maungdaw

By KPN Maungdaw, Arakan State: Ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, the prices of essential items including— rice, chickpea (sona), beef, onion, sugar, edible oil and fish have been increasing in kitchen markets in Maungdaw Townships, Kala Meah, a trader from Maungdaw said. “Suddenly, the prices of essential commodities have been skyrocketing in Maungdaw Read more about Prices of essential commodities increased in Maungdaw[…]