Wednesday, 27 January 2021

November 2016

United Nations’ refugee agency UNHCR has urged Bangladesh to keep Bangladesh - Burma border open to allow safe passage to civilians fleeing the violence in the northern Arakan (Rakhine) state, according to the UNHCR website. 

Read more: Keep Bangladesh-Burma border open: UNHCR

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burmese army gang-raped three Rohingya women and arbitrarily arrested over 40 villagers from northern Maungdaw on November 18, said Zalal from Nga Sa Kyu village.

Read more: Burmese army’s gang-raped and arbitrary arrest in Maungdaw

More than 100 Rohingya families had stuck at Mingalagyi creek on Naf River bank since November 12, after attacked by Burmese military with helicopter-gunship to unarmed civilian in Maungdaw north, according to Hamid Hussin, a watchdog for recent situation of Maungdaw.

Read more: Breaking News :100 Rohingya families stuck on Naf River bank in Maungdaw

94 villagers were arrested by army on suspicion, members from an alleged Rohingya armed group from six villages of Maungdaw north on November14 and 17, a villager Maroof said from Grat Chaung village.

Read more: 94 villagers arrested on suspects Militants at Maungdaw

Burmese military called and held a meeting with Rohingya villagers from Sommona village under Maungdaw south at village Primary school on November 15, at about 8:30 am, said Mohin, a Rohingya well-wisher from Maungdaw.

Read more: Burmese military call Rohingya villagers in Maungdaw south