Month: March 2017

msa March 31, 2017

By RVision TV Correspondent | March 31, 2017 4:00 PM (Myanmar Time) Maungdaw — The Myanmar armed forces launched a surprise raid on a Rohingya village called ‘Dudan’ in Northern Maungdaw this morning and have detained at least one hundred villagers since then, according to the reliable sources. Approximately 1,000 members of the Myanmar military […]

msa March 31, 2017

By DM Rohingya Mirror | March 31, 2017 Buthidaung — The Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) has recently started to subject the local Rohingya villagers in southern Buthidaung to arbitrary tortures and money extortions, according to the local sources. On Tuesday (Mar 28), five Rohingya workers from ‘Mraung Na’ village were severely tortured by the […]

msa March 29, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — An armed militant group fighting Myanmar’s government on behalf of the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority has issued a statement asserting its right to self-defense and denying links to any terrorist group. The statement, dated March 29 but released Tuesday through overseas sympathizers, is the first public announcement issued in the name of […]

msa March 29, 2017

By Rohingya Eye | March 29, 2017 Maungdaw — The Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) has recently renewed suspicious activities in Northern Maungdaw that have been creating tremendous fears among the local Rohingyas of being targeted once again, it has been reported.  Since last week, the Myanmar BGP have been rounding up villages randomly in […]

msa March 26, 2017

By Rohingya Eye | March 26, 2017 Maungdaw – Despite the promise given by the chief of the Border Guard Police (BGP), the Rohingya villagers displaced by the Myanmar military attacks in northern Maungdaw last year still await to return to their original homes, local sources say. During a meeting on 17th February 2017, Brigadier […]

msa March 23, 2017

By Saeed Arakani | March 23, 2017 Sittwe (Akyab) — The Diplomats from the Turkish Embassy in Yangon visited the Rohingya IDP (Internally Displaced People) Camps here in Sittwe Township on Tuesday (March 21). The diplomats from the Embassy of Turkey led by H.E. Murat Yavuz Ates and the officers from Turkish NGO TiKA arrived […]

RVISION March 21, 2017

THEY might be a small club, but they have big dreams. For the Rohingya Football Club (RFC), their dream is to have their own national team and play in the World Cup one day. While there are a few Rohingya-based football clubs in the country, the RFC was an initiative established in 2015 to develop […]

msa March 21, 2017

By Najmul Hassan | March 21, 2017 Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh — The Myanmar Commission of Inquiry has accused the freshly arrived Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh of fleeing their homes in Myanmar for no reason, it has been reported. The 10-11 member Myanmar Commission (set up by the Myanmar President Htin Kyaw on December 1, 2016, to […]

msa March 20, 2017

By Rohingya Eye | March 20, 2017 Maungdaw – The Myanmar government resumed travel ban on the Rohingya people especially in northern Maungdaw region on Sunday (Mar 19) as the people resist the NV Card being forced upon them. This time, the travel ban has come in the form of a total block of the […]