Rathedaung: Rare Remaining Villagers Forced to Flee

By December 4, 2017 13:19

Rathedaung: Rare Remaining Villagers Forced to Flee

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  • Uprooted villagers of Rathedaung traveling towards the border area of Bangladesh on 16th November, 2017. Image by: Rohingya Vision TV

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By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 4th November 2017

Rathedaung: Rare remaining villagers in Rathedaung are forced to take perilous journey towards Bangladesh and are urging concerned bodies and individuals to rescue them, explains one of the victim on 3rd December, 2017.

9 Rohingya families consisting of 44 people hailing from Anaparang village of Rathedaung, which was one of the 4 remaining villages out of 24 Rohingya villages in Rathedaung Township. “More than 90 % of the villagers have been evacuated and now we are just 9 poor families left, so we have no option except leaving our land. Because we stayed back even after 2012 and 2016 government attacks but since then Moghs (Rakhine) have besieged us all our movement and livelihood ” explains one of the victim.

They also added that if they do not leave now, they will be again attacked and killed as they are totally isolated and government set Rakhines (Moghs) free in killing Rohingya. Following the situation they started their journey on 29th November and reached Sindiprang Village track of Buthidaung Township now.

Out of 44 people most of them are women and children, whom are starving for food and the do not have any expenses to proceed their journey further. In order to save their lives and reach the shores of Bangladesh they urge all concerned individuals and bodies to raise their hand towards them. Earlier nearly 100 families were uprooted from Sudaing and Agadong village of Rathedaung Township from16-17 November, 2017.

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