Daily Archives: November 23, 2016

Humanitarian urgency of Rohingya and not so-good-neighbourliness of Bangladesh

As the neighbour, Bangladesh is morally bound to provide fleeing Rohingya a safe protection under international humanitarian, human rights and refugee laws, not the other way around By Haikal Mansor, A Journey through Darkness At the...
Religious Affairs Directorate head Mehmet Gormez meets Arakan Rohingya Union Wakar Uddin in Ankara

Turkey’s top cleric urges focus on Rohingya Muslims

Roads, Turkey’s top religious figure has called for a focus on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, saying their plight must not be overshadowed by the suffering of Muslims in other parts of the world such...
According to the UNHCR, more than 27,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since the military crackdown

Breaking News: A Refugee teenage boy’s body recovered outside Nayapara Camp

Teknaf – A teenage boy’s dead body has been recovered hanging with a rope on a tree at western side of Nayapara refugee camp, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar on Monday, November 22, 2016 at around...

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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...