Daily Archives: December 17, 2016

Witnessing the Rohingya’s Invisible Genocide Lynsey Addario photographed the plight of Burma's Rohingya

Witnessing the Rohingya’s Invisible Genocide

The mother, pictured here, claimed all her children were malnourished, but because of the lack of medical professionals in the area, it was impossible to confirm. Moriam Katu, 50, who is gravely ill from severe...
The military launched an anti-terror operation in Rakhine state in October

UN condemns Myanmar over plight of Rohingya

The UN has strongly criticised the government of Myanmar over its treatment of the minority Rohingya Muslim population. The UN's Human Rights Office said it was receiving daily reports of rapes, killings and other...
Renewed violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya; villages erased by fire

Renewed violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya; villages erased by fire

Tens of thousands of people have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine State after renewed violence in the region. According to Human Rights Watch, entire villages have been erased by fire in recent weeks – fires they...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...