ကုလသမဂ္ဂ၏ MIMU ကတင်ပြသည့် မြေပုံများတွင် ရိုဟင်ဂျာ ရွာများကိုပယ်ဖျက်ခါ မြန်မာအစိုးရ၏ ထွေအုပ်အ ကြိုက်လုပ်နေသည်ဟု – ARNO က ဆို

ရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်မြောက်ပိုင်း မြေပုံပေါ်မှာ ကုလသမဂ္ဂ၏ မြန်မာသတင်း အချက်အလက်စီမံခန့်ခွဲမှု ယူနစ် (MIMU)က ရိုဟင်ဂျာရွာတချို့ကို ဖျောက်ဖျက်ခြင်း၊ “ကုလား” ရွာများဟု ချိုးနှိမ်ခေါ်ဆိုခြင်းသည် မြန်မာအစိုးရအကြိုက်လုပ်နေသည်ဟု ရခိုင်ရိုဟင်ဂျာ အမျိုးသားအစည်းအရုံး (ARNO)က MIMU ကို အပြစ်တင်လိုက်သည်။

စက်ဝိုင်းနီဖြင့် ဝိုင်းထားသော ကျေးရွာ – မင်းကြီး(ကုလား)-ဟု ဖော်ပြထားသည့် မောင်တောမြို့နယ်‌မြေပုံတွင် ၂၀၂၀ ဇွန်လ ၁၂ ရက်နေ့တွင် တွေ့ရသည်။

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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 circled reads “Min Gyi (Ku Lar)” from the Maungdaw township map accessed on  12 June, 2020 Continue reading “ARNO: UN panders to Burma’s GAD in erasing Rohingya villages from MIMU maps”

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 Rohingya on maps produced by the Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU). The open letter also requested the United Nations apologize for the use of this derogatory term. The open letter to Mr. Osby can be found here:

Demanding the removal of racist term “Ku Lar” from UN’s official Myanmar maps of Northern Rakhine State

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“Leaving no one behind” amidst genocide: the Myanmar government’s response to Covid-19 in Rakhine State

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO)

Press Release: 1 May 2020
“Leaving no one behind” amidst genocide: the Myanmar government’s response to Covid-19 in Rakhine State

On April 10, 2020, the Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a press release, “Myanmar leaves no one behind in its fight against COVID-19 in Rakhine State,” describing its intensified efforts to raise public awareness about the virus “in Rakhine and Muslim villages and IDP camps,” and to work with the UN and INGOs to address any possible outbreak in the IDP camps. Continue reading ““Leaving no one behind” amidst genocide: the Myanmar government’s response to Covid-19 in Rakhine State”

Fire brigade restricts cooking in Maungdaw during university entrance exams

The Maungdaw fire brigade has issued a restriction to town residents of Block Two not to cook in the morning during the university entrance examinations starting on March 13, according to a block administration member. Continue reading “Fire brigade restricts cooking in Maungdaw during university entrance exams”

Two Rohingya refugees killed in gunfight with Bangladesh special forces

Two Rohingya refugees were killed in a reported gunfight between a gang of robbers and Bangladesh’s Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on March 12. Continue reading “Two Rohingya refugees killed in gunfight with Bangladesh special forces”

Coming to the defense of the persecuted is noble and not bullying

On Friday, December 27, 2019, a resolution titled “Situation of human rights of Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar” was passed with an overwhelming majority of votes during the 74th session of UN General Assembly at its 52nd resumed meeting, held at the UN headquarters in New York. This resolution follows the UN’s Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar report (dated 22 October 2019) that declared Myanmar is failing in its obligations under the Genocide Convention to prevent, investigate and enact effective legislation criminalizing and punishing genocide.

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ARNO Press Release:UN to Myanmar: Stop the Violence

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO)

Press Release: 30 December 2019

UN to Myanmar: Stop the Violence

ARNO welcomes the United Nations General Assembly Resolution condemning violence against the Rohingya.

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Rohingya victims demand OECD investigate Telenor’s complicity in genocide

Today (December 16), Rohingya victims of Burma’s genocidal operations in Maungdaw, Arakan State, filed an official complaint to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on violations of its investment guidelines by Norway’s state-owned Telenor company, demanding an independent investigation into the use of Telenor infrastructure by Burmese security forces to carry out atrocities against Rohingya.

Alethankyaw killing field report cover

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Suu Kyi – the Bama Supremacist

An extraordinary event took place on Thursday (December 12, 2019) in The Hague, the Netherlands. An  International Court of Justice (ICJ) panel wound up the first phase of a legal process aimed at determining whether Myanmar committed an act of genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority. It is the first step toward justice for the Rohingya people: our world’s longest-suffering and most persecuted people.

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