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Rohingyas Abused and Interviewed illegally By Extremist Rakhine and Security Forces

By Rohingya Vision TV Correspondents | 24th October, 2017

Buthidaung: Burmese security forces have conducted interview illegally on Rohingyas by forcefully taking in their camp in Tangana village track of Taungabazar, Buthdaung Township. And Rakhine extremist (Mohgs) abused Rogingyas in aid distribution conducted by International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Burashiddafar (Oo Kya kar) village of northern Maungdaw, reports victims from both townships.

A Burmese team for investigation arrived in the camp no.552 and called 5 – 10 Rohingyas from different villages of Tangana village track and conducted interview with them about the ongoing atrocities.

In the interview they asked instigating question about the attacks and Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), where Rohingyas answered to their question as they saw in the attacks. They described the incidences that took place in their villages and nearby villages, where villages were burnt and evacuated by extremists Rakhine (Moghs) and Military.

They also asked about the national verification card (NVC) and asked why Rohingyas are not accepting it. Is response to such questions, Rohingyas replied that “our parents and forefathers belongs to Arakan (Rakhine) and we will not receive any card stating us as Bengali or others”. The interview was conducted for 2 days from 22nd – 23rd October, 2017.

In another separate incidence in Burashiddafara (Oo kya kar) village at 1 pm today Rakhine extremists started abusing Rohingyas in an aid distribution process, which was conducted by International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to help the lingering Rohingya.

“Rakhine extremists (Moghs) yelled and abused us in front of the security forces and they did not take any action against them. Instead of protecting us they told us to back off, so that we do not do anything to Moghs” explained a Rohingya who went to collect the aids. The aid’s included 900 sacks of rice, which weigh 25 kg each along with edible oil pack and preserved fish cans, which were distributed among the villagers.

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