Daily Archives: December 21, 2016

Retno engaged her Bangladeshi counterpart AH Mahmood Ali in bilateral talks, but also raised concerns about the tumult

Indonesia seeks Bangladesh support on Rohingya

Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi concluded on Tuesday her visit to Bangladesh to seek lasting solutions for the plight of the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar, which has long been a source of tension...
Myanmar and the military have denied accusations by Rohingyas and rights groups of raping women, torching houses and killing civilians during their operations

BGB sends back 70 Rohingyas

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members have sent back 70 Rohingyas who were trying to enter Bangladesh to flee persecution in Myanmar's Rakhine state. BGB personnel intercepted the trespassers at different points of the Naf...
Emboldened by recent attacks, the new Rohingya militant group Harakah al-Yaqin will keep staging assaults, adding to the patchwork of ethnic insurgent groups across Myanmar.

Myanmar Reckons With a Muslim Insurgency: Analysis

Forecast Emboldened by recent attacks, the new Rohingya militant group Harakah al-Yaqin will keep staging assaults, adding to the patchwork of ethnic insurgent groups across Myanmar. The new group could upset the delicate political...

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Rohingya need an ‘autonomous region’, not repatriation

Rohingya need an 'autonomous region', not repatriation UK-based activists, who hail from opposite sides of Myanmar conflict, on why Rohingya repatriation plan is not solution. by...

Myanmar to resettle 6,000 stranded Rohingya refugees

Myanmar to resettle 6,000 stranded Rohingya refugees FILE- In this Sept. 4, 2017 file photo, a Rohingya woman living in no man’s land washes a...
Japanese midwife on sexual abuse of Rohingya women

Bangladesh says to meet with Myanmar on Rohingya trapped at border

DHAKA (Reuters) - Representatives from Bangladesh and Myanmar will meet on Tuesday to discuss the repatriation to Myanmar of more than 6,500 Rohingya Muslims...
Bangladesh’s Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, second right, receives Myanmar’s Home Minister Kyaw Swe, second left, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Feb.16, 2018. Kyaw Swe, on a three-day visit to Bangladesh told Bangladesh’s president that Myanmar is ready to take back Rohingya Muslims who fled violence, though Bangladesh said it wanted the hundreds of thousands of refugees to have a safe and dignified return. (Associated Press)

Bangladesh gives names to begin Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh’s Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, second right, receives Myanmar’s Home Minister Kyaw Swe, second left, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Feb.16, 2018. Kyaw Swe, on...
First came the massacre. Then came the coverup.

First came the massacre. Then came the coverup

On Sept. 2, Buddhist villagers and Burmese troops killed 10 Rohingya men in the nation’s restive Rakhine state. (Reuters) By Editorial Board February 15 IN THE...