A statement by the Arakan Army has criticized the Burmese government for lying about the rebel group's involvement with terrorists.On Tuesday, the Arakan Army reiterated they are freedom fighters for the cause of Buddhist Rakhines and have no ties with any terrorist...read more
Village Chaiman U Kyaw Min Htu has started the construction of a Buddhist Shrine in Hpoe Shay Hamlet, Na Yan Gone area of Buthiduang, after the forceful acquisition of Rohingya owned land. The construction work started at around 11am by building a fence across the...read more
BGP forces carried out an inquiry regarding the enlistment of members from every Rohingya household across Taungbazar, on Thursday, January 3rd. During the process, each individual was separately photographed and listed, The authorities were deliberately leaving out...read more
A team of Sector 5 BGP soldiers conducted a surprise raid at Bura Shida Para, Maungdaw on Tuesday, during which they ransacked through each and every Rohingya household and marked the uninhabited ones, which were demolished later in the day. The abandoned houses that...read more
Norur Islam of Khuir Khal village, North Muangday, was shot and killed by Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP), while searching for fish in Khuir Khali river, near to the BGP camp, last Friday at around 1:30 pm. Along with three other boys, the fifty eight year old...read more
Ko Ko Awung’s inadmissible statement stirs up tension between Rohingya and Marma residents in Northern Maungdaw
Two Marma fishermen were brutally assaulted bya group of anonymous attackers at Phurma canal, Bolibazar, Maungdaw, at around 11pm on December 17th. The victims were soon rushed to medical assistance followed by questioning, where they couldn't help identifying the...read more
As a follow-up to Myanmar Military Information Center's recent announcement, of promptly launching yet another "clearance project" across Maungdaw, Buthiduang and Ratheduang, a team of around a hundred and fifty militants have conducted a search operation in...read more
Rohingya fishermen of Guaillar Dheil have been prohibited from going into sea, on their fishing boats or trawlers; As per requirement of a two-day ban, since 1st December, yet still in effect, due to being extended, indefinitely. When confronted by the locals, the Let...read more
The repatriation agreement has till date been a huge failure. Quite predictably, State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has pointed the finger of blame to Bangladesh. Everyone outside Myanmar believe it is the other way round. Numerous reports by international organisations...
Last weekend, Akyab (Sittwe), the state capital of Arakan was once again flooded with angry Rakhines protesting against the repatriation of Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh. According to a deal signed between Bangladesh and Myanmar, the repatriation process is...