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The camp's Rohingya leader, Mr Dil Mohammad, said council envoys spoke with some women victims of the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, as well as community elders. "We told ... They are to go on a helicopter flight over Rakhine to see the remains of villages torched during the violence. Kuwait's ...
The ambassadors will visit refugee camps in Bangladesh before meeting Aung San Suu Kyi and going by helicopter to Rakhine state, the centre of what ... aid to those affected by the violence in Rakhine, said the Myanmar government was rebuilding villages and taking steps to allow the Rohingya to return.

Led by Kuwait, Britain and Peru, the four-day visit is expected to include a trip by helicopter to Rakhine State to allow ambassadors to tour villages affected by the violence, including Pan Taw Pyin and Shwe Zar. The council will hold talks with Myanmar's de facto leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who has ...
The ongoing crisis in Northern Rakhine in Myanmar, with no end in sight, is steadily boiling up to a point that the entire people of Myanmar feel the gravest concern. ... Young Muslims gather after school time at a village near Maungdaw town, Rakhine State of western Myanmar in January 2017. Photo - EPA.
State MPs can still advocate for their constituents, however, and Myebon lawmaker Aung Win assured the 104 representatives – two from each of 52 Tat Lan village development committees – that he understood the challenges they face in Rakhine, which is by some measures Myanmar's least developed ...
Hindus and other non-Muslims residing in northern Rakhine at the time of the crackdown have accused members of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), the militant group that conducted attacks on police outposts northern Rakhine on Aug. 25, of invading their villages and driving out or killing ...

Rohingya holed up in a border “no man's land” after fleeing Myanmar will only accept repatriation to their home villages, a local leader said Sunday, ... Bangladesh since last August by a major army crackdown, purportedly intended to “clear” northern Rakhine state of militants from the ethnic minority.
More than 700,000 refugees have fled Rakhine state since August last year when a militant group attacked Myanmar security outposts, prompting a harsh ... Rohingya refugees trapped in a “no man's land” on the border after fleeing Myanmar will only accept repatriation to their home villages, rejecting ...
Buddhist flags hang limply from bamboo poles at the entrance to Koe Tan Kauk, a “model” village for ethnic Rakhine migrants shuttled north to ... a “Muslim-dry” buffer zone running the nearly 100km from state capital Sittwe to Maungdaw town, according to Oo Hla Saw, a Rakhine MP who advises the ...
SITTWE, Myanmar (AFP) - A Rakhine Buddhist leader facing treason charges linked to deadly riots appeared in a Myanmar court on Wednesday (March 7), ... in the crackdown, has also frequently clashed with the central government and tensions have soared since riots rocked a Rakhine town in January.

Things turned ugly in January, when Rakhine nationalist commemorations to mark the 233-year anniversary of the fall of the Arakan kingdom to Burmese invaders in the Rakhine heartland town of Mrauk U ended in violence. After demonstrators tried to seize the local General Administration Department ...
Most of Sittwe's Rohingya population left their homes after religious violence in 2012. More than 100,000 people are still living in internment camps outside the city. Separately, satellite images suggest entire Rohingya villages, many already damaged by fire, have been completely bulldozed, campaign group Human Rights ...
Satellite images of the village of Thit Tone Nar Gwa Son in Rakhine state, Myanmar, shown in December last year and again in February. ... Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to erase dozens of villages in Rakhine state in a vast operation that rights groups say is destroying evidence of mass ...
The images show that two villages in the Myin Hlut village tract that were not burned in the late 2017 attacks were intact prior to being bulldozed. Between ... The satellite images show that the initial demolition of heavily damaged or destroyed buildings in northern Rakhine State began in Maungdaw town in ...
ROHINGYA Muslims who have remained in northern Rakhine State in Burma (Myanmar) are being subjected to “dire” food shortages, limited medical aid ... week that the Tatmadaw Army are subjecting the handful of remaining Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine to greater restrictions on access to aid, ...
Two Rakhine civil society groups have launched programs aimed at enticing hundreds of thousands of Rakhine to return and resettle in the poor, ... Saw (ANP, Mrauk-U), who said the resettlement program aimed to establish a “Muslim-dry” buffer zone from Sittwe to Maungdaw town in northern Rakhine, ...
During the two-day visit, the observers will visit Nay Pyi Taw as well as conflict-torn Rakhine to look at the humanitarian situation, which Myanmar's administration has focused on to make progress. “They will visit reception centres and transit camps in Rakhine. They would probably visit three villages that ...
Through eyewitness testimony and expert analysis of satellite images, Remaking Rakhine State reveals how flattening of Rohingya villages and new ... The largest of the new bases is in the village of Ah Lel Chaung in Buthidaung Township, where eyewitnesses said that the military forcibly evicted ...
Myanmar is conducting a "military land grab" on land in Rakhine state where Rohingya once lived, a new report from Amnesty International alleges. Citing satellite images and witnesses, the rights group says villages have been bulldozed to make way for new infrastructure since January. An Amnesty ...


 

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