A Burmese national security advisor told diplomats in Copenhagen that a proposal to review the 1982 Citizenship Law, that effectively renders the Rohingya stateless, could not be implemented.
ANP accuses regional immigration chief of issuing a national ID card to a “Bengali” woman who was born to non-Burmese parents.
Ko Ni, the prominent Burmese Muslim lawyer assassinated in Rangoon, was being closely watched by intelligence agents, according to friends and colleagues, and had received past threats over his sensitive work as an adviser to Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party.
The group’s secretary said their aim is to assist and represent anyone – regardless of their religion – in connection with incidents or alleged crimes which may have religious pretexts.
A programme targeting displaced Rohingya communities in Arakan has been launched.
Arakan representatives spoke of their frustrations at the close of the day’s parliamentary proceedings.