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ARU condemns Myanmar’s refusal of visa for the international mission to investigate the persecution of the Rohingya

The Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) condemned the refusal of the Government of Myanmar to grant a visa to its territory to the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission on the investigation into the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State. This was stated by the Director-General of ARU, Professor Wakar Uddin, during his participation in the ISNA (Islamic Society of North America) conference, which highlighted ...

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ARU delegation meets minority official of OIC

A delegation from the Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) met with OIC Minority Officer Mr. Hassan Abidin at the organization’s headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. During the meeting, the delegation reviewed the recent events against Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State of Myanmar and the serious human rights violations witnessed by the State, as well as exploring ways to resolve this issue urgently. The ARU delegati ...

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Special OIC 57-Member State Meeting on Emergency Situation in Northern Arakan/Rakhine State in Myanmar

Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) presented two serious issues at the meeting: Crimes against humanity committed by the Myanmar armed forces (combined army, paramilitary BGP, and local police) and the emergency humanitarian situation in Northern Arakan. ARU provided the details of the atrocities committed by the Myanmar armed forces against Rohingya civilian population. Indiscriminate killing of Rohingya civilian ...

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Dr. Waqar Uddin discusses the Rohingya issue with the US and Saudi figures

The Director General of Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) Professor Dr. Waqar Uddin on Wednesday in Washington met, US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes. This was on the sidelines of the meeting of Council of the Muslim Affairs, in which Ben Rhodes talked about the issue of Rohinhgya minority in Myanmar and what ails this minority at the hands of the Buddhist majority, stressing support from the Obama a ...

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Director General of Arakan Rohingya union (ARU) meets Saudi king and foreign minister of Saudi Arabia

Director General of Arakan Rohingya Union briefed His Majesty the situation on the ground in Arakan and the plight of Rohingya during the Istanbul Summit on April 14th. The King expressed strong support and sympathy for the Rohingya people. On a separate occasion, the director general also had a meeting with the Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, and discussed a wide range of issues ...

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Dr. Waqar Uddin met with Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Istanbul

The Director General of the Arakan Rohingya Union Professor Waqar Uddin met with the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday at the end of the thirteenth Islamic Summit, which concluded its activities. Dr. Wakar Uddin praised pioneer role played by Turkey towards the issue of Rohingya and standing with its continuous support. For his part, Erdogan continued support to resolve the ...

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Dr. Waqar Uddin meets the Prime Minister of Turkey in Istanbul

Director-General of the Arakan Rohingya Union Professor Waqar Uddin met the Prime Minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu on Friday, during his stay in Istanbul to participate in the thirteenth Islamic Summit. During the meeting, talks between the two sides discussed about the democratic transition in Myanmar and the ways to solve the issue of Rohingya in a fair manner and stopping the inhuman practices against ...

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Rohingya delegation met high – ranking administrator in Sudan

The Rohingya delegation headed by Abdullah Maruf the head of the Global Rohingya Center (GRC), met the State Minister of Sudan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohammed Obaidullah. Abdullah Maruf discussed the situation of the Rohingya Muslims inside and outside of Myanmar, expressing his appreciation and gratitude for the attention and support that you get on the issue by the officials and public level i ...

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ARU Director met the Saudi member of Shura council

Director General of Arakan Rohingya Union given reception at the residence of Dr. Abdur Rahman Al-Swailen, the member of Saudi Majlis Ash-Shura (Shura Council )in Riyadh (December 28, 2015). Rohingya issue in Arakan and the new Government transition in Burma dominated the conversation. Dr. Swailen reassured the Director General the unequivocal support for the Rohingya people of Burma by the Kingdom. On beha ...

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Director of the ARU raised the issue of Rohingya in the US Congress

Director General of Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) Dr. Waqar Udden raised the issue of human rights violation against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, calling in solving this problem as soon as possible and to hold the defendants who involved in these violations. That was in a meeting held at the headquarters of the US Congress, where a number of Myanmar and ASEAN parliamentarians participated, including the Rohin ...

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