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Rakhine Authority All Out to Force Rohingya to Accept the Term “Bengali”

MYARF Report

Rakhine (Magh) state government and Rakhine (Magh) terrorists are all out to attack Rohingyas and to forcibly abandon their right to choose an ethnic name they like. Many Bengali Magh terrorists crossed the border and sneaked into Maungdaw in particular and Arakan in general to attack Rohingyas and create chaos. Since yesterday, these state-sponsored terrorists attacked INGOs in Sittwe (Akyab) and forced them to leave Arakan.

-Buthidaung, Arakan

Sa-Ra-Pha (Military Security Affairs) Captain Zaw Zaw Nyin of Nyaung Chaung camp ordered the deputy administrator of the (Nyaung Chaung) village, U Sulaiman, to let him know if there is anyone who is organizing people to claim ‘Rohingya’ during the census. And then, he will report to Nay Pyi Taw.

-Maungdaw, Arakan

Yesterday afternoon, the administrator of respective Rohingya villagers were ssummoned to the office of Maungdaw Township Administration. The Rakhine authority warned them to ask his villagers not to use the term “Rohingya” at all. For otherwise, there will be untold chaos and Muslims in Arakan will be at huge loss. Besides, authority have planned to do census on Rohingya villagers one by one instead of doing simulataneously as per the normal procedure of the census. Rvision has learnt that around 200 Security Force will be in a village during the process of the census. It is nothing but FORCING ROHINGYAS TO DO AS THEY WANT AT THEIR GUN POINT.

Rakhine authority has been issuing similar warnings and posing threats againt the usage of the term “Rohingya” in Pauktaw, Minbya, Mrauk-U (Phattar Killa), Sittwe (Akyab) and other townships.

Local Rohingya believe the government is sponsoring the violence against international non-governmental organizations in Arakan so as to get rid of international observers during the population census. Myanmar authority is all out to force Rohingyas to accept the term “Bengali’.