Tag: Citizenship

ARNO Press release: Stop killing Rohingya and Rohingya ethnocide

ARAKAN ROHINGYA NATIONAL ORGANISATION ARAKAN Stop killing Rohingya and Rohingya ethnocide October 25, 2014 Arakan Rohingya National Organization (ARNO) strongly condemns the unlawful arrest, murder and criminal atrocities committed against the Rohingya people by the border security forces in Maungdaw township of Arakan/Rakhine State, Burma/Myanmar under the pretext of...

Muslims minority denied the right to identify as Rohingya

Mangdaw, Arakan State: The Muslims minority was denied the right to identify themselves as” Rohinggyas” in so-called population data collection in northern Arakan, which was  conducted  since March 30 to April 10 and then from August to till now,  said Rahim( not real name) from the locality.  ...

Rohingyas are full citizens of Myanmar

 By Fakhruddin Ahmed ROHINGYA crisis has been weighing on the world’s conscience for decades.  The UN Human Rights Council lists Myanmar’s 800, 000 Rohingya Muslims among the world’s most persecuted minorities.  Residents of Myanmar for over 600 years, Rohingyas have been stripped of their Myanmar citizenship. Oppression and expulsion...

BGP police officer threatens village administration officers

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  U Aung Myint Htun, the Burma border guard police (BGP) police officer yesterday expressed his intention to punish and threaten the village administration officers at the bi- monthly meeting of Township admin office, said Oliullah who attended the meeting....