Rohingyas from Akyab stranded in Nafe River ( Photo News)

Around ten boats were arrived and stranded in Naf River where the Rohingyas have no foods and no water. Some Rohingya women and children need medical assistant. One pregnant was died while she delivering.  Three children also died on the boat.

বাংলা ভার্সন: আকিয়াব থেকে আসা রোহিঙাদের নাফ নদীতে দিনাতিপাত
প্রায় দশটি বোটে করে আসা রোহিঙারা এখন পানির উপর দিনাতিপাত করছে ,যাদের মধ্যে শিশু ও নারীরাও আছে,এই সমস্ত শিশু ও নারীদের ওষূধ দরকার।ইতিমধ্যে একজন প্রসুতি ওষুধের অভাবে মারা গেছে,এছাড়া তিনটি শিশুও বোটে মারা গেছে।

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A mother of four children works hard for food for her family in Leda (Tal)

Nur Fatema, a twenty-six year-old mother of 4, left her home in Arakan State and fled to Bangladesh along with her disabled husband eight years ago, because of brutal treatment by the Burmese Military.

“I along with my family members came to Bangladesh because of religious persecution and other human rights abuses such as forced labor, restrictions on movement and land confiscation, unfair taxation, extortion and arbitrary arrest by the military junta,” she told BNI in an interview.

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Fatema, a mother of four children, sells food goods to feed her sons and disabled husband because she is not recognized by the UNHCR and Bangladeshi authority at Leda (Tal)
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Is There Any Hope of “free and fair” 2010 election in Burma?

By Kyaw Hla

“A 70-year-old Arakanese Rohingya politician, Mr. AFK Jilani, the organizer of The National League for Democracy (NLD) for all of Arakan State, is calling for “free and fair elections in Burma in 2010 and transparency…”

A 70-year-old Arakanese Rohingya politician, Mr. AFK Jilani, the organizer of The National League for Democracy (NLD) for all of Arakan State, is calling for “free and fair elections in Burma in 2010 and transparency in the electoral process”.

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Asean test: New ‘boat people’ from Burma

By Leila Salaverria, Philippine Daily Inquirer

“When the dogs start baying at night, fear begins to grip those living in a village in the west of Burma (Myanmar) where the Rohingya people live. More often than not, the howling of the dogs means soldiers are coming …”

ON THE THAI-BURMESE BORDER—When the dogs start baying at night, fear begins to grip those living in a village in the west of Burma (Myanmar) where the Rohingya people live. More often than not, the howling of the dogs means soldiers are coming and one of the villagers will be taken away.
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