Saturday, February 27, 2021
Home Uncategorized With his Severed Head thrown near Myanmar's border with Bangladesh, Rohingya Muslim...

With his Severed Head thrown near Myanmar’s border with Bangladesh, Rohingya Muslim man in Rakhine State killed after speaking to Media

Nay Pyi Taw, December 24, 2016: Myanmar authorities reported the death of a Rohingya Muslim in Rakhine state days after he spoke with the media visiting the region, officials said on Saturday.

NewsGram brings to you current foreign news from all over the world

The decapitated body was found on the outskirts of Doe Dan, while his head was thrown near the country’s border with Bangladesh, a police official told The Irrawaddy daily.

While the authorities did not provide any further information, local media said his killing could have been in reprisal for his giving interviews to independent media entities during a visit earlier in the week, Efe news reported.

NewsGram brings to you top news around the world today.

The victim, who was found on Thursday, had said in a video that during the military deployment, more than 1,000 people had left the village.

A spate of violence erupted on October 9, after three police posts were attacked in Maungdaw – a town on the border of Rakhine and Bangladesh – and were attributed to Rohingya insurgents, which led to retaliation by the Myanmar military.

Since then, human rights organisations have reported several incidents of torture, robbery, execution and rape by the army against the Rohingyas and according to official data, it is estimated that nearly 100 people died in the last two months of the military operation in the region.

Human Rights Watch reported last week that 1,500 buildings had been burnt since the authorities deployed armed forces in the region and the UN said that 30,000 people have been rendered homeless and 27,000 others have fled to Bangladesh.

However, the government, headed by de-facto leader and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Aung San Suu Kyi, has denied these reports and claims that the army has followed the law.

More than a million Rohingya people live in Rakhine, where they have suffered discrimination since the outbreak of sectarian violence in 2012 that left at least 160 people dead and around 120,000 of them have lived severely restricted lives in 67 camps.

Check out NewsGram for latest international news updates.

The authorities in Myanmar do not recognize the Rohingyas as citizens, but shun them as Bangladeshi immigrants, and impose multiple constraints on them, including restrictions on movement. (IANS)

STAY CONNECTED

19,120FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,773FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Ashtottaram 39) OṀ SAMADRISHTIBHŨMYAI NAMAH

Ashtottaram 39) OṀ SAMADRISHTIBHŨMYAI NAMAH: Ashtottaram 39: OṀ (AUM)-SAMA-DRISH-TI-BHOO-MYAI– NA-MA-HA ॐ समदृष्टिभूम्यै नमः (Sama: Equality, benevolence, fairness, impartiality; Drishti: vision, attitude) Samatānanda, samatādrishti, samatāvāda, samatābhāva and many more...

Remembering The Indian Mystic Poet Sant Ravidas On His Birth Anniversary

By Shweta Porwal Born in the 14th Century, in an underprivileged family in Seer Goverdhanpur, UP, Guru Ravidas was an Indian Mystic poet sant inspiring...

Indian Firms Are Still Far From Digital Empathy

As more and more Indians adopt a digital way of life most organizations are still a long way from authentically displaying "digital empathy" and...

Children’s Book To Keep Young Readers Company

With an unprecedented year of transformation in education, children's reading has gained a new significance. Here are new children's titles from Talking Cub and...

Study: Mental Well-Being Impacted By Pandemic’s Social Consequences

As the country continues to battle the coronavirus, young adults in college say that their mental well-being has been most impacted by the pandemic's...

World NGO Day 2021: Why is it celebrated? (Significance and Facts)

The term NGO stands for a Non-Governmental organization, and it includes a variety of organizations such as “private voluntary organizations,” “civil society organizations,” and...

68 Percent Women Feel Insecured Due To Rejections Based On Beauty

According to a recent survey, nine out of ten women in India feel they are judged and rejected based on their looks during the...

Five Things To Be Mindful Of Before Buying A House In 2021

Owning a home is something all of us have dreamt of at some point in time in our lives. At the very outset, the...

Recent Comments