ARNO critiques unconditional international support for Burmese government’s Covid-19 response in Rakhine

In a statement on May 1, the Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) critiqued the scale of international aid being provided unconditionally for the Burmese government’s Covid-19 response in Rakhine State, accusing donors of condoning and subsidizing the regime’s ongoing genocide against the Rohingya. Continue reading “ARNO critiques unconditional international support for Burmese government’s Covid-19 response in Rakhine”

“Leaving no one behind” amidst genocide: the Myanmar government’s response to Covid-19 in Rakhine State

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO)

Press Release: 1 May 2020
“Leaving no one behind” amidst genocide: the Myanmar government’s response to Covid-19 in Rakhine State

On April 10, 2020, the Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a press release, “Myanmar leaves no one behind in its fight against COVID-19 in Rakhine State,” describing its intensified efforts to raise public awareness about the virus “in Rakhine and Muslim villages and IDP camps,” and to work with the UN and INGOs to address any possible outbreak in the IDP camps. Continue reading ““Leaving no one behind” amidst genocide: the Myanmar government’s response to Covid-19 in Rakhine State”

သုံးသပ်ချက်-အစိုးရစစ်တပ် မှ မကြာမီက ထုတ်ပြန်သည့် မောင်တောမြောက်ပိုင်းမှာ “အာဆာတိုက်ခိုက်မှု” သတင်းသည် ယုံစရာမရှိ

မကြာသေးမီက မောင်တော မြောက်ပိုင်း လုံခြုံရေး တပ်အား “အာဆာအကြမ်းဖက်သမားတို့တိုက်ခိုက်မှု” သတင်း ကို အစိုးရစစ်တပ်သတင်းထုတ်ပြန်ချက်နဲ့ ထိုတိုက်ခိုက်မှုကိုပင် အာဆာဘက်မှ တင်ထားသော ဗွီဒီယို နဲ့ ကွဲပြား နေတဲ့ အတွက် သံသယ ဝင်ဖွယ်ရာ ဖြစ်နေတယ်။

Continue reading “သုံးသပ်ချက်-အစိုးရစစ်တပ် မှ မကြာမီက ထုတ်ပြန်သည့် မောင်တောမြောက်ပိုင်းမှာ “အာဆာတိုက်ခိုက်မှု” သတင်းသည် ယုံစရာမရှိ”

Analysis – Suspicious inconsistencies in Burma Army report of recent “ARSA attack” in northern Maungdaw

A recent Burma Army report of an attack by “ARSA terrorists” on security forces in northern Maungdaw differs markedly from a video put out by ARSA of the same attack, raising suspicions about the authenticity of the incident.

             Burmese Military government and their deceitful political games.
                                            Cartoon by Ronnie Palmtrees

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သုံးသပ်ချက် -မောင်တော မြောက်ပိုင်းမှာ “အာဆာအကြမ်းဖက်သောင်းကျန်းသူစခန်း” တွေ့ရှိမှုက ယုံစရာ မရှိ

မြန်မာ့ကာကွယ်ရေး ဦးစီးချုပ်ရုံး ဝက်ပ်ဆိုက်မှာ ဧပြီလ ၈ရက်နေ့က“အာဆာအကြမ်းဖက်သောင်းကျန်းသူ ယာယီ စခန်း” တခုကို လုံခြုံရေး တပ်တွေက
မောင်တောမြောက်ဖက်မှာ တွေ့တယ်၊ ၄င်းစခန်းတွင်တဲနှစ်လုံး၊ကျည်ဆံတချို့၊ လမ်း လျှောက် စကားပြောဖုံးတလုံး၊ ယူနီဖေါင်းတစုံ၊ WFP တံဆိပ်ပါ ဆန်အိတ်၊
ဆီနှင့် ကိုရ်ရမ်ကျမ်းစာအုပ်စတာ တွေကိုလည်း တွေ့တယ်လို့ ကျေညာပါတယ်။ Continue reading “သုံးသပ်ချက် -မောင်တော မြောက်ပိုင်းမှာ “အာဆာအကြမ်းဖက်သောင်းကျန်းသူစခန်း” တွေ့ရှိမှုက ယုံစရာ မရှိ”

Analysis: Implausible discovery of “ARSA terrorist camp” in northern Maungdaw

On April 8, the Burma Army Commander in Chief’s website announced that security forces had found a temporary “ARSA terrorist camp” in northern Maungdaw, consisting of two tents, containing a few rounds of bullets, a walkie-talkie, a camouflage uniform, rice and oil with WFP logos, and an Islamic prayer book -Holy Quran. Continue reading “Analysis: Implausible discovery of “ARSA terrorist camp” in northern Maungdaw”

Fire brigade restricts cooking in Maungdaw during university entrance exams

The Maungdaw fire brigade has issued a restriction to town residents of Block Two not to cook in the morning during the university entrance examinations starting on March 13, according to a block administration member. Continue reading “Fire brigade restricts cooking in Maungdaw during university entrance exams”

Two Rohingya refugees killed in gunfight with Bangladesh special forces

Two Rohingya refugees were killed in a reported gunfight between a gang of robbers and Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on March 12. Continue reading “Two Rohingya refugees killed in gunfight with Bangladesh special forces”

Coming to the defense of the persecuted is noble and not bullying

On Friday, December 27, 2019, a resolution titled “Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar” was passed with an overwhelming majority of votes during the 74th session of UN General Assembly at its 52nd resumed meeting, held at the UN headquarters in New York. This resolution follows the UN’s Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar report (dated 22 October 2019) that declared Myanmar is failing in its obligations under the Genocide Convention to prevent, investigate and enact effective legislation criminalizing and punishing genocide.

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ARNO Press Release:UN to Myanmar: Stop the Violence

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO)

Press Release: 30 December 2019

UN to Myanmar: Stop the Violence

ARNO welcomes the United Nations General Assembly Resolution condemning violence against the Rohingya.

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