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 victims; from Armenians, Bosnians to Palestinians…and the Rohingyas, said Ahamed Jarmal, General Secretary, Burmese Rohingya Organization UK (BROUK).
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 , a Human Rights Watchdog said. Continue reading “Rohingya oppose the proposal of Immigration head”
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 of Western Sydney (UWS)’s Parramatta campus on April 24, 2014, according to Rohingya advocacy group.
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 and Population Department, stating “More than 6,000 families came and told officials to register them as Bengali,”