The statement of ARNO on the current situation in Arakan/Rakhine State, Burma Arakan


Arakan, Burma
Press Release
(29 March 2014)

The statement of ARNO on the current situation in Arakan/Rakhine State, Burma Arakan

Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) has strongly condemned the attacks on international humanitarian aid workers by militant Rakhine mobs in Sittwe on March 26- 27, causing damages to their offices, residences, vehicles and properties under the pretext of disrespecting a Buddhist flag by a female staff of the Malteser International.

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We will not register, if identify as Rohingya : Ye Htut, President spokesperson

Rangoon, Burma: “we will not register it, if a household wants to identify themselves as Rohingya,” said U Ye Htut, the president spokesperson told the reporters in a gathering – the president has met with representatives from every political party in Burma- at the Rangoon Divisional Parliament.

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Rohingya demand safety, security and International independent investigation

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Tun Khin, the President of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) demand for safety, security and International independent investigation in Arakan – most of the Rohingya are living- at a side event took took place in 25th UN Human Rights Council Session on 17th March 2014 at Palais des Nations, Geneva – Room XXIV, according to BROUK information.


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Save Rohingyas, nowhere to go

By Huson Salm

Zero tolerance dubbed puppet President U Thein Sein had promised many times international community to handle justly, impartially and honestly the local communal problems ‐‐ mostly between radical Buddhists and innocent Muslims—such kinds at most have remarkably been since his first inauguration as president in history.

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Rakhine strangers pour to Maungdaw Township

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Many unknown Rakhine new faces have been pouring to Maungdaw Township after Du Chee Ya Tan (Kila Dong) village event to create another problem between Rakhine and Rohingya communities, said Masood (not real name) from the locality.
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Rakhine set on fire Du Chee Ya Tan: eyewitness

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The blaze which occurred in Du Chee Ya Tan ( Kila Dong)  on January 29, at about 8:30pm was systematically planned and the Rakhine from Kharaymine Natala village with police jointly set on fire, said Ms.Laila Begum who informed Maungdaw police chief.
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Set fire to Du Chee Ya Tan, loots belongings

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Du Chee Ya Tan (Kila Dong) was set on fire yesterday night at about 8:30 pm, nobody knows how it burned, said Annis from the village.
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