Monthly Archives: June, 2016

No security for Rohingya ethnic human rights defenders in Thailand

The Thai authorities arbitrarily detained, intimidated, and monitored the movements of some ethnic Rohingya community leaders and human rights defenders from Myanmar who lawfully...

No education for Rohingya children in Maungdaw

There are schools, teachers and students in Maungdaw, but no education system there, no teaching by teachers to Rohingya children in schools in rural...

Maungdaw township admin officer takes huge money for appointment of village guard officer

U Hla Myint, the Maungdaw township officer took huge amount of money from two Rohingyas who was appointed for village guard officers on June...

BGP brutally kill a fisherman, seriously injure two in Maungdaw

Burmese border guard police (BGP) brutally killed a fisherman and seriously injured two on June 21 at night while they were fishing at the...

Conviction violates freedom of expression: Fortify Rights

Four press workers were Imprisoning for printing a particular term “Rohingya” in a 2016 calendar demonstrates the lack of freedom of expression in Myanmar....

Extort huge money for escaping from Army custody

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Army officer of Marrawaddy camp of Maungdaw south arrested a Rohingya youth and extorted Kyat one million for his younger who...

No renovation or new building permission in rural areas in Maungdaw: Township admin officer

U Hla Myint, the Maungdaw Township admin officer ordered all concerned villages admin officers not to issue any renovation or new building or house...

Rohingyas reject the NVC process in Maungdaw

A working group of the Central Committee for Implementation of Peace and Development in Rakhine State, held a meeting with Rohingyas for organizing to...

300,000 Rohingya living in Cox’s Bazar areas, Bangladesh

300,000 Rohingya living in the Cox’s Bazar district belong to 37,000 families - 20,000 exclusively Rohingya families and 17,000 mixed with Bangladeshi and Rohingyas...

Bangladesh would go soft in handling for Rohingya issue

Bangladesh has decided to handle Burma “very softly” in handling for Rohingya issue and would not raise any issues that may displease the Burma...