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.
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
An investigative analysis by Kaladan Press Network
Since the start of the ongoing large-scale “clearance” operation against the Rohingya population by Burmese security forces, the Burmese government’s Information Committee and state media have consistently reported that the operation is a response to over 30 coordinated “extremist terrorist” attacks against police stations and outposts in northern Rakhine State on August 25, 2017. Continue reading →
Rohingya refugees from Kha Maung Seik (Fokira Bazar) village tract of northern Maungdaw, where mass graves of Hindus have allegedly been found, say they fled with their Hindu neighbours from attacks by Burmese security forces, and that no ARSA attack took place in their area on August 25.
Hindu mass graves area and surrounding areas of Hidu village
A Rohingya refugee boy of Kutupalong makeshift camp was hit and killed on the spot by a speedy truck in Teknaf-Cox’s Bazar highway on May 8,2017, Eman Hussain, a refugee from Kutupalong makeshift camp said. Continue reading →
Two dead bodies with several stabbed in their bodies were found by villagers at Thawin Chaung village east on May 5, in the morning, said Mohin, a Rohingya well-wisher from Maungdaw south. Continue reading →