KPN Press Release: New report debunks “terrorist attack” pretext for Burma Army operations against Rohingya

November 22, 2018

New report debunks “terrorist attack” pretext for BurmaArmy operations against Rohingya

A new report by Kaladan Press gives a detailed account of theBurma Army’s August 2017 “clearance operations” in the large fishing village ofAlethankyaw in southern Maungdaw, uncovering new evidence that the operationsagainst the Rohingya were carefully pre-planned, and not a response to“terrorist attacks” on August 25, as claimed by the Burmese government.

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Rohingya fishermen severely tortured by Burmese Navy

Twenty Rohingya fishermen were arrested and severally beaten up by a Burmese Navy in Maungdaw south on April 11, while fishing in the sea, Nir Ahmed, a fisherman Kalil from Maungdaw said.
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Bangladeshi fishermen face difficulties to fish in the Naff River

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi fishermen are now facing many difficulties for fishing in the Naff River as the Burma Border Guard Police (BGP) disturbs them since December 12, Ahamed Meah, a local fisherman from Whykong said. Continue reading

Bangladesh Coastguard arrests 21-Burmese fisherman at Bay of Bengal

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Coastguard arrested 21-Burmese fisherman along with a fishing engine boat from the Bay of Bengal nearby Sant-Martin Island recently, Dilu, a local from Sant-Martin Island said. Continue reading

Fishermen face many difficulties for survival in Maungdaw

Maungdaww, Arakan State: Rohingya fishermen of Maungdaw Township have been facing many difficulties for their survival as they have been barred from fishing since the third week of July by the concerned authorities of Burma, said Hashim, a fisherman from Maungdaw south.
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