Month: December 2016

RVISION December 31, 2016

More than a dozen Nobel laureates urged the UN to “end the human crisis” of Myanmar’s Rohingya minority group, whose members have been fleeing to Bangladesh to escape a bloody military crackdown. In an open letter addressed to the UN Security Council, 23 Nobel laureates, politicians, philanthropists and activists said on Friday “a human tragedy […]

RVISION December 30, 2016

Nearly a dozen Nobel peace laureates have criticised Burma leader Aung San Suu Kyi, saying she has failed to ensure equal rights for the minority Rohingya people in Arakan (Rakhine) state. A military offensive in recent months by the Burma army has led to the deaths of hundreds of Rohingya, the burning of homes and […]

msa December 30, 2016

  By Rohingya Eye | December 30, 2016 Maungdaw — At the village of Kyikanpyin in Northern Maungdaw, 16 Rohingya men including some teenagers were arbitrarily arrested by the Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) during a raid jointly conducted with the military in the early morning on Thursday (Dec 29), it has been reported. About […]

msa December 29, 2016

By Rohingya Mirror | December 29, 2016 Maungdaw — The Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) continues to demolish Rohingya homes daily across Maungdaw district since mid December 2016, reliable reports emerge from Maungdaw.    After burning thousands of Rohingya homes in northern Maungdaw since October 9, the BGP began to demolish homes in northern Maungdaw, […]

RVISION December 29, 2016

RANGOON — As a Malaysian organization pledges to send a “food flotilla” to Burma’s conflict-ridden Maungdaw and Buthidaung townships, President’s Office spokesperson U Zaw Htay told The Irrawaddy on Wednesday that such a gesture could be met with a warning or with violence. The aid program is being organized by the Malaysia Consultative Council of […]

RVISION December 29, 2016

PETALING JAYA: A “Food Flotilla” will depart from Malaysia for the Rakhine state in Myanmar in January. The flotilla is expected deliver almost 200 tonnes of rice, medical aid and other essential supplies to the state that fronts the Bay of Bengal. The flotilla is expected to leave Port Klang on Jan 10 and is […]

ZYA December 28, 2016

Today, 28th December ITM (Ittihad Al-Tullab Al-Muslimeen) or Union of Muslim Students commemorated 232nd anniversary of “Fall of Arakan” into the hand of Burmese invaders. The Press briefing is as follows: 28th December: “ THE BLACK DAY” in the History of Arakan   Honorable/Dear! Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullah. It is to express with profound regret and […]

msa December 28, 2016

By Rohingya Eye | December 28, 2016 Maungdaw – During a raid on December 24, 2016, the Myanmar military perpetrated sexual assaults and physical assaults targeting the Rohingya villagers at ‘Kyun Pauk Phyu Zu’ in ‘Taung Pyo Lat Wai’ Township, northern Maungdaw, according to the reliable sources. At least three Rohingya women were raped by […]

msa December 27, 2016

By Rohingya Mirror & Rohingya Eye | December 27, 2016 Maungdaw — A Rohingya man who refused to demolish his own home was shot at head by Myanmar’s Border Police (BGP) in northern Maungdaw on December 25, while the BGP continues to demolish more Rohingya homes across the Maungdaw District reportedly on the order by […]

RVISION December 27, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR – A special envoy of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has proposed for Malaysia to establish a special registration system to identify and record all Rohingya refugees arrival in the country. OIC Special Envoy to Myanmar Syed Hamid Albar said Monday that the registration system can then be relied on to provide […]