Teknaf, Bangladesh: Border guard of Bangladesh (BGB) personnel pushed back 35-Rohingya to Burma through different points of Naikhon Chhori and Shahapari Dip (Island) border point to Teknaf yesterday afternoon, according to BGB sources.
India will open a consulate at Sittwe (Akyab), Arakan State, a sea port on the Burma side of the Bay of Bengal, becoming the first country to have three missions in the country, according to Hindu online.
Maungdaw, Arakan State: A Rohingya shopkeeper was arrested by police of Aley Than Kyaw police station yesterday for opening his shop in the market, said a local trader.
Dr. Habib Siddiqui
In today’s Myanmar denials of the Muslim heritage and culture, their dexterous roles in the independent Arakan (today’s Rakhine state) under the Mrauk-U dynasty (1430-1784) have become staples of a toxic Myanmarism that is criminal, divisive and murderous. Not only are the Muslims killed and their women raped, and their homes, businesses, schools, shrines and mosques destroyed, even the towns and villages bearing Muslim names are changed to Rakhine names to erase their Muslim root.
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