UNFPA Concerned about Decision Not to Allow Census Respondents to Self-Identify as Rohingya

UNFPA Concerned about Decision Not to Allow Census Respondents to Self-Identify as Rohingya

Date: 01/04/2014

YANGON — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is deeply concerned about the Myanmar Government’s decision not to allow census respondents who wish to self-identify their ethnicity as Rohingya to do so.
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The statement of ARNO on the current situation in Arakan/Rakhine State, Burma Arakan

ARAKAN ROHINGYA NATIONAL ORGANISATION

Arakan, Burma
Press Release
(29 March 2014)

The statement of ARNO on the current situation in Arakan/Rakhine State, Burma Arakan

Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO) has strongly condemned the attacks on international humanitarian aid workers by militant Rakhine mobs in Sittwe on March 26- 27, causing damages to their offices, residences, vehicles and properties under the pretext of disrespecting a Buddhist flag by a female staff of the Malteser International.

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