Daily Archives: November 21, 2016

Rohingya and the forces of Genocide

By Haroon Yousuf, France, The Stateless Rohingya (TSR) Article Rohingya are an indigenous people of Kingdom of Arakan. After the Burmese occupation from 1784 to 1826, British had ruled Burma with the merge of independent...
Myanmar police officers patrolling Maungdaw in Rakhine State

Aung San Suu Kyi criticised as Myanmar denies army killed Rohingya Muslims fleeing Rakhine

Yangon: Myanmar's government on Friday rejected accusations by minority Rohingya Muslims that the military has killed residents fleeing the conflict in the north-west of the country in which at least 86 people have been...
Bangladeshi activists protest

Bangladesh on alert as military crackdown in Myanmar stokes fears of Rohingya Muslims influx

The Bangladeshi government, anticipating further influx of Rohingya Muslims, has ordered its border and coast guards and local administration to heighten their vigilance along its border with Myanmar. After a high-level meeting, Bangladeshi Home Minister...
Three Rohingya villages burned in Myanmar: HRW

Three Rohingya villages burned in Myanmar: HRW

Citing satellite imagery, Human Rights Watch says more than 400 buildings destroyed in the restive Rakhine State. Satellite images showing the three villages in Myanmar where hundreds of buildings have been burned in recent weeks....

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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...