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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[…]

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[…]

Authority harass Boatpeople in temporary camp in Maungdaw

By KPN Maungdaw, Arakan State: The concerned authority – look after the boat people in the temporary camp in Meetike and Taungpyo under Maungdaw Township – are harassing while they were performing their religious duties and female boatpeople were threaten with pretending like ghost, according to Halim, a Human Rights watch dog from Maungdaw. The Read more about Authority harass Boatpeople in temporary camp in Maungdaw[…]

Bangladesh plans to move thousands of Rohingya to island

By Sam Jahan Bangladesh plans to relocate thousands of Rohingya who have spent years in refugee camps near the Myanmar border to a southern island, an official said Wednesday, as the region faces a human-trafficking crisis. The government has started planning the relocation to Hatiya island in the Bay of Bengal in a move backed Read more about Bangladesh plans to move thousands of Rohingya to island[…]