Bangkok, Thailand: Dr. Aye Chan, a history Professor, Kanda University of International Studies, Japan had repeated again and again “ Rohingya mean Rakhine” and “Rohingya language is Rakhine language” at International seminar on Rakhine history (Arakan), held at Mahidol University, Bangkok on March 9, according to U Ye Lwin, former history lecturer who attend the seminar.
Kuala lumpur, Malaysia: The Perdana Global Peace Foundation (PGPF) is deeply concerned with reports of what is described as a “human catastrophe of indescribable proportion” in relation to the aggression on the Rohingya, felt the urgent need to hold this conference to address the issue and propose solutions to it, said Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia and President of PGPF.
The delegations with PGPE members in the dinner party
Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burmese Vice-president, Sai Mauk Kham, along with arms forces advisory officer and deputy Defense Chief of staff were arrive with two helicopters in Alay Than Kyaw , Maungdaw south at about 10:00am , according to a member of village administration office.
Yesterday, army went to the Rajabill (Auknanra) village of Rathedaung Township and chased the villagers to arrest but all the villagers ran away. At last, the army arrested one villager named Abul Shama (45) and his wife. His wife is from Rakhine community and he married her since 20 years ago. The army also arrested the wife of Abul Shama and both of them were severely tortured by the army. After marriage, they gave birth four children. His wife was sent to her parents’ house. However, Abul Shama was released after paying Kyat 150,000. It is not known to the villagers, why the army chased the villagers. Continue reading “Updated news of Rathedaung Township on July 19, 2012”