Daily Archives: December 20, 2016

According to the UNHCR, more than 27,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since the military crackdown

Tales of horror from new arrivals at Rohingya camp

According to the UNHCR, more than 27,000 Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since the military crackdown began in Myanmar's Rakhine state after attacks on border posts on October 9. Every day, new arrivals at the...
In this Dec. 2, 2016 file photo, Rohingya from Myanmar make their way along an alley at an unregistered refugee camp in Teknaf, near Cox's Bazar, a southern coastal district about 296 kilometers south of Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

Amnesty warns Myanmar over treatment of Rohingya

BANGKOK (AP) -- The actions of Myanmar's military may constitute crimes against humanity, human rights group Amnesty International has warned, based on accounts of violence against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority. Myanmar has come under...
Smouldering debris of burned houses in Warpait village, a Muslim village in Maungdaw, Rakhine state, 14 October, 2016 AFP/Getty

5,000 Rohingyas take shelter outside Ukhia, Teknaf camps

Rohingyas from Myanmar are not only in refugee camps in Ukhia and Teknaf in Cox's Bazar. They are continuing to cross the border into Bangladesh and taking shelter in different parts of the country. At...

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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...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...