Tag: Maps

ARNO: UN panders to Burma’s GAD in erasing Rohingya villages from MIMU maps

The Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) has accused the UN’s Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU) of pandering to Burmese government authorities in erasing Rohingya villages from maps of northern Rakhine State, and continuing to use the derogatory term “Ku Lar” in their labeling of Rohingya villages. The village name...

ARNO Press Release: UN MIMU mapping continues to fail the Rohingya

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) Press Release: 28 May 2020 UN MIMU mapping continues to fail the Rohingya Approximately one year ago ARNO wrote an open letter to Mr. Knut Osby, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar, to stop using the derogatory term “Ku Lar” to refer to...