Burmese army personnel and Border Guard Police (BGP) have been freely insulting Rohingya females following attack of BGP three check-posts including BGP headquarters by unknown armed group in Maungdaw and Rathedaung Townships on October 9, a businessman Zalal Uddin Sha from Maungdaw Town said. Continue reading “Armed forces freely insulting Rohingya female”
By Habib Siddiqui
Myanmar’s government said that the October 9 raids were conducted by the Aqamul Mujahidin organization, which it described as being affiliated with an extremist group. On the other hand, a previously unknown group – Faith Movement – has released a press statement on October 15 in which it claimed itself as the sons of Arakan soil who were compelled by the dire situation that they faced to make their own destiny through uprising, self-determination in self-defense. “We stand as an independent body which is free from all elements of terror in any nature,” the press release stated “that seeks fundamental but legitimate rights and justice for all ARAKANESE including our innocent Rohingyas and OTHER civilians dying from the continuous military assaults.”
Continue reading “Suu Kyi must stop the ethnic cleansing in Arakan”
By Habib Siddiqui
The situation inside the Rohingya villages in north-western Arakan (Rakhine) state of Myanmar, bordering Bangladesh, is dire. Another genocidal campaign has been launched by the government. As we have seen before with the previous military regimes, the new government of Aung San Suu Kyi has its version of justification for its heavy handed treatment of the minority Muslims.
Continue reading “The Latest Crisis in Arakan is Alarming”
By Habib Siddiqui
I was shocked to read Kanbawza Win’s latest posting in the Asian Tribune. Once again, he reveals his appalling bias and prejudice against the Rohingyas of Myanmar, who remain the most persecuted people in our time. As a hardcore racist that he is, his latest rant doesn’t surprise me at all, and should not surprise his readers either who have seen in the past such samples of his degenerated and delusional mind that cannot separate facts from fiction.
Continue reading “Bias and Prejudice Die Hard”
Around 150 Burmese army personnel entered the Lone Done village tract — Hati Para (San Say Pyin) village on October 24 at around 10:00 pm, said Komir from the village.
Continue reading “Breaking News: Army’s brutality in Lone Don village tract of Maungdaw”
Maungdaw, Arakan State: More Burmese military are being deployed in Maungdaw Township recently and going persecution continuously against the Rohingya people after attacking three BGP(Border Guard Police) camps on October 9, Mohin from Maungdaw said.
Continue reading “More military harassment in Maungdaw”
Maungdaw, Arakan state: Rohingya villagers are arbitrary arrested and killed by BGP in Maungdaw Township after the attack of three BGP camps including headquarters by unknown armed group on October 9, Monzur Fokir said from Maungdaw Town.
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Different groups of military have been conducting operations against the Rohingya villages separately in Maungdaw townships since October 15, Mohin from Maungdaw said. Continue reading “What is happening in Maungdaw Township?”
The police, Burma border guard police (BGP) and army have turned northern Arakan – Maungdaw and Rathedaung – in to a hell for Rohingya, crackdowns on innocent Rohingya civilians following attacks by unidentified assailants on three separate police outposts – the BGP headquarters, Kyein Chaung and Koe Tan Kauk- in northern Arakan on Sunday 9 October, according to Arakan Rohingya National Organization (ARNO) press statement on October 11.
Eighteen Bangladeshi National including two children were stranded in Maungdaw, northern Arakan following attacks by unidentified assailants on three separate police outposts including BGP headquarters on 9 October (Sunday), arrived safely to their home, according to Anuwar Hussin, an immigration officer from Teknaf land port.
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