Daily Archives: January 1, 2017

Global leaders warn Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya

Global leaders warn Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya

Group of 23 Nobel laureates and global leaders write to UNSC about "crimes against humanity" taking place in Myanmar. More than a dozen Nobel laureates have criticised Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for failing...
Global leaders warn Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya

OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL AND MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE...

SOURCE: FB page of Professor Muhammad Yunus (2006 Nobel Peace Laureate) https://www.facebook.com/Professor.Muhammad.Yunus/posts/996372943802283:0 OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL AND MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE COUNCIL TO END THE HUMAN CRISIS OF ROHINGYAS IN MYANMAR Dear...
From left; Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Mr. Hong Lian, Chinese Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun, Myanmar’s President Htin Kyaw and Lt. General Kyaw Swe, Minister of Home Affairs, pose during their meeting at the President House, Tuesday, Sept 27, 2016, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo

Exclusive: Asian Diplomat On Chinese Role In Myanmar’s Rohingya Tragedy

Over the past few months, evidence has mounted of Myanmar military attacks against the Muslim minority Rohingya community, to include rapes and murders. This led to the flight of at least 43,000 refugees since...

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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...