Rohingya villagers’ testimony sheds new light on Amnesty International’s latest report

Testimony of Rohingya villagers from Kha Maung Seik village tract, northern Maungdaw, implicates the Burmese security forces as the instigators of attacks on civilians in their area on August 25, 2017, offering a very different version of events than that given by Amnesty International in their new May 22nd report. Continue reading

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Refugee testimonies contradict Burmese government version of the August 25 “terrorist attacks”

An investigative analysis by Kaladan Press Network
Since the start of the ongoing large-scale “clearance” operation against the Rohingya population by Burmese security forces, the Burmese government’s Information Committee and state media have consistently reported that the operation is a response to over 30 coordinated “extremist terrorist” attacks against police stations and outposts in northern Rakhine State on August 25, 2017. Continue reading

Authorities clearing burned villages in Maungdaw

Since October 3, 2017, Maungdaw township authorities and Border Guard Police have been jointly organizing the clearing of burned Rohingya villages in Maungdaw, according to Halim, a Human Rights watchdog from Maungdaw. Continue reading

Authorities clearing burned villages in Maungdaw

Since October 3, 2017, Maungdaw township authorities and Border Guard Police have been jointly organizing the clearing of burned Rohingya villages in Maungdaw, according to Halim, a Human Rights watchdog from Maungdaw. Continue reading

Military block street in Maungdaw north

Military blocked street and harassing the Rohingya villagers in Maungdaw north since May 15, Pertaz, a villager from Maungdaw said.
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Soldiers arrest three Rohingya youths in Maungdaw

Burmese soldiers raided the village of Tolatoli in Bolibazar of Maungdaw north on May 12, after firing randomly and arrested three innocent Rohingya youths without any allegation, a village elder Kasem from Tolatoli village said.  Continue reading

Rape victims speak out in front of media groups in Maungdaw north

Three raped Rohingya women spoke out in front of foreign and local journalists and demanded they were on March 31 in Maungdaw north and claimed Myanmar army and security forces raped three months ago, according to local villagers.
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