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Burmese Discrimination could not stop Rohingya Students from Distinction

By Rohingya Vision TV correspondents | 2nd June 2018

Maungdaw: A few Rohingya students even received distinctions in matriculation exam of year 2017-2018 in this ongoing genocidal operation on them. And many other students passed with good results, which our sources confirms today (2nd June 2018).

Burmese government’s genocidal operation have forced more than 800, 000 Rohingya towards Bangladesh, where hardly few remained in their ancestral land without losing their hope.

Rohingya students from those families, while facing severe discrimination did not cease their hard work and determination by continuing their studies in any situation.



Rohingya Students face Discriminatory Procedures for Upcoming Matriculation Exam


In Maungdaw Township 500 students set for exam this year and 85% of them were Rohingya. There out of 130 passed students, 27 were Rohingya. And in Buthidaung Township 51 Rohingya students passed out of 147.

Among the passed students in Arakan (Rakhine) a Rohingya girl named Ma Ru Chi Mayint got 5 distinctions and another student named Maung Shoriful Islam gained 4 distinctions. Similarly Muhammad Ayas and Muhammad Kosor also received 3 distinctions. Other 3 students received 2 and 1 distinctions as well, according to information received from different villages.


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Rohingya students who received distinctions. Image: Social Media


“Even though our children received such good results but we cannot give them a way to bright future” explains a Rohingya parent from Maungdaw Township

Similar results were also heard from Rathedaung, Kyauktaw and Akyab (Sittwe) townships as well.

Burmese Ministry of Education have released matriculation exam results for 2017-2018 academic year at respective exam centers nationwide today (June 2, 2018).

In 1,742 exam centers across the country, education ministry held the matriculation exam from March 8 to 15. A total of 789,883 students sat for the matriculation exam for 2018.


Rohingya Students’ result on school notice board. Image: Social Media

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