Refugee worker dies in Teknaf land port

A Rohingya refugee – daily worker, not registered permanent worker, living Leda unregistered Rohingya refugee camp (Tal) – died in Teknaf land port on September 10 while loading timbers into a truck, Kashim, Hakim, a worker from Tekanf land port said.
Continue reading “Refugee worker dies in Teknaf land port”

Burmese cattle come Bangladesh for Qurbani – sacrificial festival

Burmese cattle and Buffaloes are recently being brought to Bangladesh from Burma with trawlers through Shapuri Dip corridor for Qurban – sacrificial festival (Eid-ul-Azah) by cattle traders, said Mojib Ullah from Shapuri Dip.
Continue reading “Burmese cattle come Bangladesh for Qurbani – sacrificial festival”

Village Amin Officer extorts money in Maungdaw south

U Tin Maung, a Rakhine community, the Udaung village admin officer extorted kyats 600,000 from two Rohingya villagers – brother and sister- for argument of heir-land to settle their belonging land recently, said Anwar, an elder from nearby village.
Continue reading “Village Amin Officer extorts money in Maungdaw south”

Township administration officer instructs village admin officers to keep law and order

The Maungdaw Township Administration officer – U Hla Myint instructed all village admin officers to keep law and order in their villages at the meeting in township admin office hall on last week of August, according to Halim, a Human rights watchdog from Maungdaw.
Continue reading “Township administration officer instructs village admin officers to keep law and order”

Authority allot Rohingya lands to build pagoda

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The concerned authority – Maungdaw district admin officer, Township admin officer, Burma border guard police (BGP) officers and land survey officers – allotted 10-acre arable land of Rohingyas to build a pagoda and other purposes in Maungdaw south on August 24, Mohin from Maungdaw said.
Continue reading “Authority allot Rohingya lands to build pagoda”

ARNO cautiously welcomes the Annan Commission on Arakan

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO)

arno_logo-small

Press release
29/08/2016
ARNO cautiously welcomes the Annan Commission on Arakan

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation cautiously welcomes the formation of a nine-member Advisory Commission chaired by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find out lasting solutions to the issues in the Arakan/Rakhine State. Continue reading “ARNO cautiously welcomes the Annan Commission on Arakan”

BROUK press release: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon must press for practical steps on Rohingya

Burmese Rohingya Organization UK
brouk-logo

30th August 2016
BROUK press release: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon must press for practical steps on Rohingya

We, BROUK are grateful for the UN Secretary General stressing the need for action on problems facing Rohingya, during his press conference with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi today.
Continue reading “BROUK press release: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon must press for practical steps on Rohingya”