Authority not allow UNHCR officers to meet Rohingya in Maungdaw

Maungdaw authority – U Khin Maung Lwin, the District Administration Officer and  U Hla Myint, the Township administration officer- had denied UNHCR officers to meet Rohingya elders from Maungdaw on July 11 , said Halim, a Human Rights Watchdog from Maungdaw.
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Rubbers attacked Leda camp, wounded 8 refugees

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  A robbery was committed at Leda unregistered Rohingya camp, Nila union, under the Teknaf police station by local robbers on July 8, at about 12:30 am,  and wounded eight refugees including two minor boys and woman, said Hakim, a refugee leader from the camp.
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Burma releases 62 Rohingya prisoners from Buthidaung jail

Buthidaung, Arakan State: A special court of Buthidaung released some Rohingyas from Buthidaung jail on July 1 who were arrested by army in violence at 2012, according to Halim, a Human Rights watchdog from Maungdaw. Continue reading “Burma releases 62 Rohingya prisoners from Buthidaung jail”

Heavy rains destroy paddy seedlings and bridges in Maungdaw south

Maungdaw, Arakan State: In Maungdaw south, people have been facing difficulties in traveling and finding food since June 26, after destroying bridges and paddy seedlings by heavy rains and high tides, Jaker, a villager from Maungdaw south said.
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Maung Maung Ohn lies about the Rohingya people

By Dr. Habib Siddiqui

The Outlook India magazine has recently conducted an interview of General Maung Maung Ohn, the chief minister of the Rakhine state of Myanmar.  In that he shared his opinions about the Rohingya people who are recognized as the most persecuted people in our planet. During his tenure in office we have seen the exodus of tens of thousands of Rohingyas who have fled the country and have become the ‘boat people’ of our time. He has been a major player in implementing Myanmar government policies that has led to such genocidal activities against the Rohingya people.
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US policy on Rohingya issue

By Aman Ullah

“I think one of the most important things is to put an end to discrimination against people because of what they look like or what their faith is. And the Rohingya have been discriminated against. And that’s part of the reason they’re fleeing.”  Obama
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Rohingya and Responsibility to protection

By Aman Ullah

“The Rohingya have been subject to stigmatisation, harassment, isolation, and systematic weakening. The Rohingya are faced with only two options: stay and face annihilation, or flee” : Professor Penny Green of Queen Mary University of London
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