ARNO Press release: Stop Rohingya Ethnocide

ARAKAN ROHINGYA NATIONAL ORGANISATION
ARAKAN, BURMA

Press Release
(28 April 2013)

STOP ROHINGYA ETHNOCIDE

We condemn the police shooting, on 26 April 2013, of a group of Rohingya children for their peaceful protest chanting “Rohingya, Rohingya” when hostile operational team consisting of immigration, military, NaSaKa, police and village administrators came to Thet Kay Byin village near Ba Du Pha Rohingya displacement camp in Arakan’s capital Sittwe (Akyab), to perform the current operation forcing the Rohingya to register as “Bengali” for the census. A 15 year old boy namely Mohammad Ali S/o Kabir Ahmed of Thet Kay Bin was injured in the shooting and is now taking treatment in a private clinic.
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