Month: December 2013

MD December 29, 2013

In the third part of our Siam Voices 2013 year in review series, we highlight the plight of Southeast Asia’s most persecuted refugees, the Rohingya. In Thailand, it seems that they are particularly unwelcomed by authorities. Ever since neighboring Myanmar has gradually opened up to the world politically and economically in the past few, it […]

MD December 29, 2013

Engy Abdelkader is a Legal Fellow with the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, a nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, D.C. Amid continued communal strife in Myanmar, Muslim women and children are increasingly finding themselves in vulnerable situations that have yet to be adequately recognized and addressed. This post glimpses the related issue of […]

msa December 28, 2013

MYARF Report | Written by M.S. Anwar December 28, 2013 (01:00 PM Myanmar Standard Time) rvisiontv.com Maungdaw, Arakan: A 969 Terror Wing from Yangon (Rangoon) arrived in Maungdaw this morning (i.e. on 28th December 2013 morning). Hundreds of Rakhine extremists thronged to the Myoma Kyaung-Htaike (Myoma Monastery) where the group’s campaign is being held. The […]

MD December 27, 2013

By Alan Morison and Premkamon Ketsara The Burmese Navy handed over a boatload of Rohingya men, women and children to people smugglers who killed 12 and savagely beat many others, survivors revealed today. The group of 139, discovered by residents in a rubber plantation north of Phuket last night, were recovering today after a harrowing […]

msa December 26, 2013

MYARF Report | Written by M.S. Anwar December 26, 2013 rvisiontv.com Buthidaung, Arakan: Around 12:30AM on 23rd December 2013, a joint force of Police, Military and Hlun Hteins (Security Force) arbitrarily arrested an innocent Rohingya in the village of Payung-Chaung Dhodan of Buthidaung Township. Having alleged him of possessing illegal Bangladeshi Mobile Phone, they severely […]

msa December 26, 2013

MYARF Report | Written by M.S. Anwar December 26, 2013 rvisiontv.com Maungdaw, Arakan: Myanmar Security Force attempted to carry out robberies in a Rohingya village in northern Maungdaw on 25th December 2013 night. However, this time, they failed to rob any house due to the courage shown by the villagers. “On 25th December 2013 night, […]

MD December 26, 2013

Training session Concluded on Tuesday which was organized by Al Jazeera Centre for Training and Development owned by  Al-Jazeera Network in Qatar. Training titled ” Official Spokesman ” attended  from private and  government sectors along with official figures , which was Presented by Mr. Nassir Badri the director of AL Jazeera office in London.  Training […]

MD December 26, 2013

The Rohingya people, who mostly live in the western Rakhine state of Myanmar, are the most persecuted people in our time. The first international conference in the USA on the plight of the Rohingya people of Myanmar The first international conference in the USA on the plight of the Rohingya people of Myanmar – “Stop […]

msa December 21, 2013

Report by Maung Thiha Kyaw, Sallam Oic Group Written by M.S. Anwar Sittwe (Akyab) | December 21, 2013 Today, Rohingya people in many parts of Arakan are unable to get access to livelihood, medical treatment and other basic human rights due to the blockage of Rakhine extremists. Among them, Rohingyas in the quarter of Aung […]

msa December 21, 2013

MYARF Reports | Written by M.S. Anwar December 21, 2013 rvisiontv.com 1- Aftermaths of the Burning of Maungdaw Municipal Market 2- Military Extorted Money from an Innocent Rohingya 3- Maungdaw Police Arrest a Human Trafficker 4- Kyeing Chaung Police Extort Money from a Rohingya on False Allegation ******************** 1- Aftermaths of the Burning of Maungdaw […]