Hindu Rohingyas Fleeing ARSA
Hindu Rohingyas Fleeing Myanmar
by Shubha Paul, an independent filmmaker based in Bangladesh. After receiving a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pune, India, Shubha decided to take up filmmaking as a career. He then completed his Masters in Television, Film & Photography from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He makes documentary films for NGO's, Corporate Houses and Bangladesh Government. He completed his first two short films in 2018 and is currently working on his feature film.
""One morning we heard chaos in our community. Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) didn't allow us to leave our house. We couldn't leave. What were we supposed to do?"
While the majority of Rohingya refugees are Muslims fleeing ethnic cleansing by the Myanmar military, some Hindu Rohingyas are fleeing Myanmar after being attacked by ARSA, an insurgent Rohingya group. This is Noni Bala's story.