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.
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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.
Dr. Hla Myint and Rohingya with the Chief Government Whip,Phillip Ruddock, MP
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Maungdaw, Arakan State: The officer in charge of border guard police from Oo Daung outpost under Maungdaw south extorted 80,000 kyats from two Rohingyas’ transport vehicles on April 25 at about 7:30pm, according to a transport vehicle owner who deny to mention his name. Continue reading “Border guard police officer extorts 80,000 kyat from two transport vehicles”
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. Continue reading “Firewood collectors tortured in Maungdaw”
Tekanf, Bangladesh: A Bangladeshi teenager has been languishing in Buthidaung jail of Arakan State, Burma since February 2014, said Nuru, a local from Teknaf. Continue reading “Bangladeshi teenager languishes in Buthidaung jail”