Tag: security force

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...

The Killing Fields of Alethankyaw

The centuries-old fishing community of Alethankyaw in southern Maungdaw is one of hundreds of Rohingya villages attacked and razed by Burmese government security forces during their brutal “clearance operations” that began in August 2017 and which drove over 720,000 refugees into Bangladesh. The government maintains that the operations were...

Villagers summoned for meeting about census in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Villagers from Block number 4, Gaw Dhu Thar Ya and Bassara (Tha Win Chaung) including village administration officers and religious leaders were summoned by the concerned authority of Maungdaw and held meetings regarding the census of Rohingya, said one of the local village Administration officer from...

33 organizations and 33 Global Citizens call to end Rohingya genocide

By Tin Soe Chittagong, Bangladesh: The event- London conference on decades of persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya – held at The Shaw library (Founders Room), 6th floor, Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE) on April 28, at 9:00 am, started with a prayer and a minutes silence for genocide...

Arrest and torture for blaze in Maungdaw north

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Police arrested and tortured four Rohingya village admin officer for blazing of Taungbro Letwe police station near the boat jetty on April 14 at about 1:30pm, said Hamid, an elder from the area....

If we held the female, no need to do this: The Hluntin director

Maungdaw, Arakan State: “If we held the female of Kila Dong (Du Cheeradan), no need to wait here for the gun, said Maungdaw Hluntin director Colonel Than Ko Ko at the meeting which held today evening with villagers of Kila Dong neighboring villages,” said Kamal who attend the meeting....