In the Rohingya camps, villages and the Aung Mingalar ghetto in Sittwe
, a deeply weakened and traumatised population endures the barest of lives and denial of basic human rights with the ever-present fear of violent attack.
Following preparation of the Detailed Project Reports (DPR) for the waterways component comprising Port and Inland Waterways Terminal (IWT) in April 2003 and the road component in March 2005, M/s RITES Limited, a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Railways, suggested a waterway route from Sittwe
Port to Kaletwa (225 kms) along the Kaladan River and thereafter a roadway from Kaletwa to the India-Myanmar border (62 kms).
Wind Farm is a well-defined and thoroughly structured project with strong supporters and a solid wind resource," said Ludwig Voth, Chairman and CEO of Voth Nixon Group.
SOUNDBITE (English), Adrian Edwards, Spokesperson United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) :"We have been able to reach camps for internally displaced people in Sittwe
, as well as in Pauktaw and Myebon.
Since June 2012, Rohingya students have been unable to attend Sittwe
University -the only university in the state.
Also Afghanistan and possible branch from Pakistan to Punjab Russia India Oman-India Deep Middle East Awaiting final Sea Compression Station approval near Oman with receiving terminal near Gujarat Myanmar- Sittwe
in Burma via Awaiting final Bangladesh-India Bangladesh to approval Calcutta in India Source: CNBC, Interfax
Rohingya Woman Rakhine state in western Burma, bordering India, Bangladesh and the Bay of Bengal, has a Muslim presence that dates back centuries, especially visible in the port city of Sittwe
The family ended up in a squalid camp with tens of thousands of other homeless Rohingya near Rakhine state's capital, Sittwe
Recent developments in Rakhine State are the latest in a long history of discrimination and persecution against the Rohingya community which could amount to crimes against humanity," he warned in a press release from his office here, adding that the evacuation of aid workers following the recent attacks on UN and NGO premises in Sittwe
"will only increase the vulnerability of this community.
Last month, violence broke out in Rakhine when hundreds of Buddhists attacked offices of Germany-based medical aid group Malteser International in Sittwe
, northwestern Rakhine State, Burma February 25, 2014-A rights group has claimed that Burmese authorities are committing crimes against humanity by enforcing discriminatory policies against Rohingya Muslims, tens of thousands of whom have fled the Southeast Asian country.
The convoy then went back to the helicopters and to Sittwe
, where they traveled through narrow paved roads, passing shanty homes and shops to where a huge crowd warmly welcomed and engulfed the secretary-general as he walked toward and into the Thabuchaung Mosque.