No security for Rohingya ethnic human rights defenders in Thailand

The Thai authorities arbitrarily detained, intimidated, and monitored the movements of some ethnic Rohingya community leaders and human rights defenders from Myanmar who lawfully reside in Thailand, involved in the event – a question-and-answer session from taking place at a Rohingya-focused civil-society-led press conference in Bangkok on June 23, according to fortify Rights press statement issued on June 28.

Talking at FCCT Bangkok, Thailand

Talking at FCCT Bangkok, Thailand

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No education for Rohingya children in Maungdaw

There are schools, teachers and students in Maungdaw, but no education system there, no teaching by teachers to Rohingya children in schools in rural areas since 2012 – occurred conflict between Rohingyas and Rakhine community, said Hamidul Rahaman, father of four students from Maungdaw.
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Conviction violates freedom of expression: Fortify Rights

Four press workers were Imprisoning for printing a particular term “Rohingya” in a 2016 calendar demonstrates the lack of freedom of expression in Myanmar. There is no justification for it, according to Fortify Rights statement issued on June 17.

Pressworkers  at court room in Rangoon

Pressworkers at court room in Rangoon

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No renovation or new building permission in rural areas in Maungdaw: Township admin officer

U Hla Myint, the Maungdaw Township admin officer ordered all concerned villages admin officers not to issue any renovation or new building or house permission to any villagers recently, said Asharff , a village admin officer from Maungdaw north.
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