Month: July 2013

No more Rohingya refugees’ settlement in Australia

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Australia High Commissioner to Dhaka Greg Wilcock said his country had to allow Rohingya refugees to settle in Australia, but not anymore, said the High Commissioner at press briefing in his Dhaka residence on July 29. Australian High Commissioner to Dhaka Greg Wilcock ...

Maungdaw high level officers provide Rohingyas’ land to new settlers

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Maungdaw high level officers – U Kyi San, the Township administration officer and U Aung Myint Soe, the district administration officer – provided Rohingyas’ land to the new settlers Rakhine community who migrated from Bangladesh recently, said a village admin officer from Maungdaw....

Army, police, and Hluntin ransack village in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Army, police and Hluntin (riot police) jointly went to a Rohingya village of Maungdaw south and ransacked the village and villagers on July 28, without any provoking them, said a local elder who denied to be named. ...

CBRO urges Canadian government to press Burma on Rohingya ethnic Cleansing

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The Canadian Burmese Rohingya Organization of Canada (CBRO) urged Canadian government to Burma to stop ethnic cleansing of Rohingya through the so called the 1982 citizenship law and recently killing and destroying Rohingya lives and properties, said  Nur Hashim, Chairperson, CBRO when they met Honorable Stephen Woodworth,...

Rohingya has power to stop wrong doing leader

Chittagong, Bangladesh: It is the choice of Rohingyas, their leaders and activists who want to save the suffering helpless Rohingya people from on-going Genocide and inhuman treatment at the hands of Burmese Government and fellow xenophobic and extremist Rakhine ultra-nationalists, according to Mohiuddin Mohamad Yusof, President, Rohingya Concern International...

Burmese frigate in Naaf River, at Maungdaw

Teknaf, Arakan State: Burmese Navy warship 554 and other two deployed in Naaf River along Bangladesh-Burma border, at Maungdow Town, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) sources said. Burmese warship 554 stationed at Poung Zarr (Ashika para), Maungdaw...

Rohingya’s fate behind the facade

U Kyaw Min So purported high birth rate and infiltration of Bengalis into Myanmar’s Rakhine State are popular topics among the Rohingyas’s adversaries. These are not correct assessment, but illusion. There, in Myanmar side, police, military, paramilitary (Hlun Htinn), immigration and NaSaKa (border immigration special task force) are heavily...