Month: February 2017

msa February 28, 2017

By RVision TV Correspondent | February 28, 2017 Maungdaw — After temporarily freezing the bank accounts owned by the Rohingyas and blocking them from doing financial transactions, the Maungdaw branch of the KBZ (Kanbawza) Bank has resumed its normal services for the Rohingya today (on Feb 28), it has been reported. On February 27, the […]

msa February 26, 2017

By Rohingya Eye | February 26, 2017 Maungdaw — The Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) robbed goats belonged to a helpless Rohingya woman in northern Maungdaw on Tuesday (Feb 21), it has been reported. At around 12:00 noon on Tuesday, a group of the BGP personnel from the Region 6 camp in northern Maungdaw travelling […]

msa February 24, 2017

By MD Rafique & Arafat | RVision TV News Jammu, India — Members of a far right-wing Hindu political party burned down at least five Rohingya Refugee camps in Jammu state of India in two separate incidents respectively on Sunday and Monday, it has been reported.  More than 60 members of J&K National Panthers Party, […]

RVISION February 23, 2017

In continuation of her inquiry into Rohingya situation, UN rights envoy Yanghee Lee is visiting a newly built slum in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar today. The special rapporteur went there around 9:30am and was talking to the stranded Rohingyas as last reported, our local staff correspondent reports. Yesterday, Lee visited another Rohingya slum at […]

msa February 23, 2017

By Rohingya Eye | February 23, 2017 Maungdaw — As the large-scale attacks by the Myanmar military on the Rohingya people in Maungdaw have decreased, the money extortions from the Rohingyas by its Border Guard Police (BGP) has resumed, according to the reliable sources. At ‘Kyauk Pandu’ village locally called ‘Shitaaf’ in southern Maungdaw in […]

RVISION February 22, 2017

ANDAMAN SEA: After almost a month at sea, the 184 food flotilla mission volunteers on Nautical Aliya will finally be arriving home. The participants from more than 30 local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) including the organising bodies from Kelab Putera 1Malaysia (KP1M) and Malaysian Consultative Council for Islamic Organisation (Mapim) is expected to port […]

RVISION February 22, 2017

Myanmar’s army-controlled home ministry is investigating a cover-up by the country’s border force of the deaths in custody of two Rohingya Muslims in troubled Rakhine State, according to a police report reviewed by Reuters and interviews with two senior security officials. The internal document is the first official admission of serious wrongdoing by security forces […]

msa February 22, 2017

By Rohingya Eye & Rohingya Mirror February 22, 2017 Maungdaw – The Maungdaw Township administration seized many acres of Rohingya-owned farmlands in southern Maungdaw last week in order to set up a model Hindu village, reports say. The Maungdaw Township administrator and his team put up red flags on the Rohingya lands the village of […]

msa February 21, 2017

Honorable Prime Minister, Bangladesh SUBJECT: Government should reconsider the relocation of refugees to ‘Thengar Char’ on the Island of Hatiya We, the Myanmar refugees under Government’s protection, submit to you that the Government’s plan to move thousands of registered Rohingya refugees to the Island of ‘Hatiya’ located in southern Bangladesh amounts to imprisonment in a […]