Month: April 2014

33 organizations and 33 Global Citizens call to end Rohingya genocide

By Tin Soe Chittagong, Bangladesh: The event- London conference on decades of persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya – held at The Shaw library (Founders Room), 6th floor, Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE) on April 28, at 9:00 am, started with a prayer and a minutes silence for genocide...

Flag meeting at Burma-Bangladesh border

Teknaf, Bangladesh: A flag meeting between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Burma’s border guard police was held at Zemon Khali BGB outpost on April 28, according to BGB official....

Rohingya oppose the proposal of Immigration head

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Rohingya from Maungdaw district –Maungdaw and Buthidaung – opposed the proposal which U Myit Kyine, head of the Immigration and Population Department, while his first visited these areas to register as Bengali or to keep the column blank, today at 4:00 pm, said Halim ,...

Rohingya meet Australian chief government whip at open forum of UWS

Dr. Hla Myint, the coordinator of International advocacy group – Bangkok Rohingya conference held in 2013 – and other Rohingya living in Australia met the Chief Government Whip, Federal member for Berowra and Australia’s longest serving Minister for Immigration, Phillip Ruddock, MP, at an open forum in the University...

Firewood collectors tortured in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan state: More than 35 Rohingya fire-wood collectors were severely tortured by a group of Rakhine extremists on April 22, in the evening, at Maungdaw Township, Hashim said from Maungdaw....

ARNO Confutes Rohingya accept Bengali classification

ARAKAN ROHINGYA NATIONAL ORGANISATION ARAKAN Date: 24 April 2014 Press Release: ARNO Confutes Rohingya  accept Bengali classification Our attention has been drawn to the news item appeared in Bangkok post, dated 23/04/2014 under caption, “Rohingya accept Bengali classification” where the newspaper quoted U Myit Kyine, head of the Immigration...

Gunfight between BGB and smugglers at Teknaf

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  A gunfight was happened between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and a gang of smugglers- dealing drug in the border- at Teknaf under Cox’s Bazar district on Friday night, said Yunus from the locality....

3 Burmese nationals held with Yaba tablets

Teknafm Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained three Burmese citizens with over 19,400 Yaba tablets in bordering Nitangpara of Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar, on April 17 (Thursday) night, according to BGB official....