Month: August 2014

Muslims minority denied the right to identify as Rohingya

Mangdaw, Arakan State: The Muslims minority was denied the right to identify themselves as” Rohinggyas” in so-called population data collection in northern Arakan, which was  conducted  since March 30 to April 10 and then from August to till now,  said Rahim( not real name) from the locality.  ...

Foreign Secretary level meeting in Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh: A meeting –foreign secretary level- will be held on August 31st, to get momentum and enthusiasm into relations between the two neighbors – Burma / Myanmar and Bangladesh, according to Former Bangladesh Ambassador to the UN, Geneva, Barrister Harun ur Rashid’s opinion  “Bangladesh-Myanmar FS level meeting” in...

Dhaka to focus on Rohingya, border and yaba issues in FOC

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Dhaka will highlight on addressing issues related to repatriation of Rohingya refugees, along with undocumented Burmese nationals, peaceful border management and yaba tablets during the secretary-level foreign office consultation (FOC) between Bangladesh and Burma, to be held at the foreign ministry on August 31st, according to foreign...

Army destroy betel farms of Rohingya in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Amy of Marawaddy (Sommonia Rakhine village) destroyed betel farms of Rohingya on August 24, at Maungdaw south in Arakan state, said one of the betel farmers preferring not to be named.   ...