Daily Archives: January 11, 2017

Around 22,000 Rohingya Have Fled Military Violence in Burma

Around 22,000 Rohingya Have Fled Military Violence in Burma in the Past Week

http://time.com/4629819/burma-rohingya-bangladesh-refugees/ About 22,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed the border into Bangladesh after fleeing unrest in Burma in the past seven days, bringing the total number of new arrivals to more than 65,000 since the Burmese...
At least 1,500 homes were razed, according to an analysis of satellite images by Human Rights Watch.

“There Are No Homes Left”: Rohingya Tell of Rape, Fire and Death in Myanmar

Rohingya from Myanmar at a refugee camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, in December. An estimated 65,000 Rohingya have fled across the border, according to the International Organization for Migration. Credit A.M. Ahad/Associated Press KUTUPALONG CAMP, Bangladesh...
Looted arms recovered

Teknaf Ansar Camp Attack: Looted arms recovered

The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Naikhongchhari upazila of Bandarban recovered a large cache of firearms arms and ammunition including five firearms and 189 bullets that were looted from an Ansar camp in Teknaf...

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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...