Friday, August 26, 2005
Muslims mushroom in 3 Bengal districts
KOLKATA: Many call it the `Bangla bomb' and West Bengal chief minister Buddhadev Bhattacharjee, like his counterparts in Tripura, Assam and the entire North-East, is clearly concerned.He may not have quoted statistics when he said on Thursday that the demography in certain parts of the country was changing due to infiltration from Bangladesh.
Fear of Dhaka in fanatic grip
The study notes that since the US began its “war on terror”, there are reports of al Qaida moving activists into Bangladesh. In July 2003, an estimated 100 Taliban and al Qaida cadre were given shelter in the Arakan Rohingya National Organisation with its base in Chittagong Hill Tracts.
Full Article: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050822/asp/frontpage/story_5141165.asp
Delhi bid to block arms to militants
The groups that have traditionally been involved in gunrunning are the Rohingya refugees settled at Cox Bazar in Bangladesh, the Karen and Wa tribes of Myanmar and the Khmer Rouge guerrillas of Cambodia. Though the Karen rebels based in Kachin province of Myanmar have arrived at an agreement with the junta, they continue to have a nexus with insurgent outfits of the Northeast.
Full Article: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1030331/asp/frontpage/story_1824267.asp
Study of Muslim infiltration into Rakhine State
So also, after the exodus of 1992, the minister of Foreign Affairs of state Law and order Restoration Council Government issued the following statement in the conference of February' 92;'' Although there are 135 national races living in Myanmar to day, the so called the Rohinger people is not one of them. Historical there has never been a Rohinger race in Myanmar. People of Muslim faith from the adjacent country illegally entered into Myanmar Naingan particular the Rakhine State.'' Who ever they might be the central authority the legal definition is that they are considered only as ''alien'' or'' guest citizens.''
Full Article: http://www.rakhapura.com/read.asp?id=9&a=scholarscolumn
Who Are the Rohingyas?
Full Article: http://www.rakhapura.com/read.asp?id=23&a=scholarscolumn
Report on the conditions and sufferings of the Rakhaings in Maungdaw
Full Article: http://www.rakhapura.com/read.asp?id=21&a=scholarscolumn