Arakan History

Is the Rakhine the original people of Arakan? by U Kyaw Min

Thanks to Dr. Michael W. Charney. He raised recently the crucial question, which is the principal cause of Rakhine conflict today. The question he raised is who are the Rakhine? Where do they come from? Burman and their affiliated ethnic Rakine traditionally mixed religion with ethnicity from the beginning. They say they are Sakya Saki […]

Mr Sultan Mahmud and Statehood of Arakan : By Amn Ullah

Mr Sultan Mahmud and Statehood of Arakan : By Amn Ullah “If two brothers cannot live together they must live apart independently of each other”. Sultan Mahmud Sultan Mahmud was a prominent leader of Burma and Muslims of Arakan. He was born and brought up at Akyab and educated at Calcutta. Mr. Sultan Mahmud was […]

The Traditional Demand of the Rohingya of North Arakan (2) by Aman Ullah

The Demands of of Jamiatul Ulama and Its Achivement By Aman Ullah Jamiatul Ulama in North Arakan, the first Political Organization of Rohingya, was established in 1932 under the leadership of Moulana Abdus Subhan Mazaheri. Moulan Habibur Rahman. Moulana Amir Hamza, mufti Saeedur Rahman, Moulana Sayed Azeem, Moulana Sultan Ahmad, Moulana Abdush Shakur and Moulana […]

Muslim influence in the kingdom of Arakan

Muslim influence in the kingdom of Arakan Muslim Arakanese or Rohingya are indigenous to Arakan. Having genealogical linkup with the people of Wesali or Vesali kingdom of Arakan, the Rohingya of today are a perfect example of its ancient inhabitants. The early people in Arakan were descended from Aryans. They were Indians resembling the people […]


Both Dereek Tonkin and Dr.J.Leider, long serving dictators and racial extremists in Myanmar, have tried to obliterate Rohingya identity. Nowadays, their effort to refute the authenticity of Rohingya identity reached International level as Oxford University Press’s Asian History Unit commissioned Dr.J Lieder to write a reference article on the Rohingya. Here what we must know […]

Do you read Myanmar language or Burmese?

  Then why can you NOT accept the Truth – that Rohingyas are natives of Myanmar? Under both PM U Nu’s Union Gov. and General Ne Win’s early Revolutionary Council Gov., Rohingya language was one of the total of 7 languages that had their own indigenous language slots on Burma Broadcasting Service (BBS). The others […]

Is Rohingya Identity Artificial or Invented?

Is Rohingya Identity Artificial or Invented? By Aman Ullah Rohingyas are descended from local indigenous tribes who lived in Arakan since the dawn of history. They trace their ancestry to Arabs, Moors, Pathans, Moguls, Bengalis and some Indo-Mongoliod people. They are living in Arakan generation after generation for centuries after centuries and their arrival in […]