UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Mr Tomas Ojea Quintana visited Burma from July 30 for four days accompanied by other members visited Maungdaw Township, Arakan today (July 31), at about 1:30 pm by three Helicopters, according to an elder from Maungdaw.
Military Intelligence arrested Anwer the owner of three diamond jewelry shop yesterday when he was sitting in his shop, according to a trader from Maungdaw.
Dr. Habib Siddiqui
In his book – Worse Than War – Daniel Jonah Goldhagen says that during mass murders, the murderers themselves, their supporters and those who wish to stand idly by practice linguistic camouflage. And this has been the case with the apartheid regime in Myanmar when it comes to its national project towards exterminating or purging out the Rohingyas.
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Maungdaw authorities- Township and district administration offices – are designing the town with full of Human rights to welcome UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Tomas Quintana visit the areas , according to an elder from Maungdaw.
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Police officers in Maungdaw Township increase harassment against the Town dwellers and villagers of Rohingya villages. Every day, the police officers arrest the innocent Rohingya villagers to extorted money.
By Mabrur Ahmed
This film has been created by Restless Beings using its extensive network of sources on the ground in Myanmar, Bangladesh and Malaysia and was filmed between 16th-22nd July 2012.
Until now, the mainstream media has failed to report on this issue from inside Myanmar as there are security concerns of filming there. Restless Beings has put together this film to demonstrate the type of harsh treatment the Rohingya are subjected to in Arakan state of Burma. The second objective of the film is to show the international media community that it is possible to obtain footage and report fairly without bias.
WARNING: There are distressing images in the film.
(A WORKING PAPER ON ARAKAN HISTORY)
Abstract (Several issues has come to the surface from the present research on DHANNAWADI and VASALI period of ancient Arakan;
(1) That DHANNAWADI and VASALI were Indian dynasties with Hindu and Mohayana Buddhist religious followers
(2) During the Chandra rule there had been some Arab settlements in Arakan. The language of the Chandras was proto-Chittagonian: Sanskrit, Pali, and Arabic mixed similar to what Buchanon Hamilton found in 1799 with Rohingyas in Burma, also that a similar language was spoken by the Chakmas and Thanchangras of Arakan and Bangladesh, its written form similar to Bengali found in the Ananda Chandra script
(3) Beginning from 957 A.D. there had been a huge migration of Tibeto-Burman Theraveda Buddhist population into the plains of Arakan, by defeating the Chandras they took possession of Arakan and the Indian look alike people retreated either toward the Northern part of Arakan or went back to Bengal, making the event its first Indian exodus of Arakaniese people to Bengal.
(4) In our contemporary period there has been a conscious effort among Arakan’s Rakhine crudader like historians to deny and cleanse from history, not only the traces of Indian Hindu or Mohayana civilization but also the traces of Muslim population and their Arab-Chandra synthesis of the Chandras predating the Tibeto Burman Theraveda Buddhist existence. )