Township authorities forbid displaced Rohingya villagers from resettling in their original village in Maungdaw

Maungdaw township authorities last week forbade displaced Rohingya villagers from resettling back in their original village of Bakaguna, Bakargonenah village tract, according to Halim, a human rights monitor from Maungdaw.

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ARNO demands removal of racist term “Ku Lar” from UN’s official Myanmar maps of Northern Rakhine State

The Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) demanded the removal of the racist term “Ku Lar” from the UN’s Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU) official maps of Northern Rakhine in an open letter to Mr. Knut Ostby, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar, dated May 2, 2019.

A Part of MIMU map where its useof racist terms by a UN information service managed by UN’s MIMU office
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Rohingya villagers’ testimony sheds new light on Amnesty International’s latest report

Testimony of Rohingya villagers from Kha Maung Seik village tract, northern Maungdaw, implicates the Burmese security forces as the instigators of attacks on civilians in their area on August 25, 2017, offering a very different version of events than that given by Amnesty International in their new May 22nd report. Continue reading

Women protest Rohingya genocide and rape outside Unilever HQ, call for disinvestment from Burma

About 30 women from various organizations gathered in front of the Unilever Head Office in London calling on the company to disinvest from Burma because of genocide and rape of the Rohingya on March 8, 2018 – International Women’s Day.

Women hold banner in front of Unilever HQ in London

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After Aung San Su Kyi visits Maungdaw, one village burn down

One Rohingya village – Thu Oo Lah (Kolla Bill) was burned down today ( November 2, 2017) at 9:00pm after visiting of the state counsellor and Union Enterprises for Humanitarian System, Resettlement and Development (UEHRD) Chairman– Aung San Su Kyi –had visited Maungdaw, said Halim, a human rights watchdog from Maungdaw. Continue reading

Breaking News: 11 Rohingya youths swim to across Naff river

11 Rohingya youths swam with plastic gallons, crossed Naff river on October 11, Hussain Ahmed from Shapuridip said.

Rohingya Youths crossed Naf River with plastic gallons

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Authority remove villages’ information board in Maungdaw

The authority of Maungdaw- Township Administration office and District Administration office with other official- are removing the information board from village since October 9, according to Halim, a Human Rights watchdog from Maungdaw. Continue reading