Daily Archives: January 13, 2017

That could be one of the reasons why the 1200 plus families living in Jammu are under strict watch of the security set-up

Ravaged Rohingyas

For almost half a decade, hundreds of Rohingya Muslims are living in Jammu almost in pathetic state. Aakash Hassan visits the Narwal ghetto to understand the situation in which Burma stripped them of the...
the situation of its neglected Rohingya minority has gained greater attention both inside and outside the country : Photo: REUTERS

Roadblocks in the Rohingya crisis

Since Myanmar’s gradual opening up after 2011, the situation of its neglected Rohingya minority has gained greater attention both inside and outside the country. This has led to unexpected international criticism of Aung San...
The ASEAN Rohingya Centre (ARC) hosted a forum to discuss the plight of the Rohingya people at the Malaysia Institute of Integrity

Kuala Lumpur, interfaith forum launches the Year of International Solidarity with Rohingya

KUALA LUMPUR: 2017 as a year of "international solidarity" for the Rohingyas, in an effort to alleviate the suffering of the Muslim minority in western Myanmar, long the target of violence and persecution by...

Latest News

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...
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley denounced Myanmar’s government

US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya ‘a death sentence’

In this Jan. 21, 2018 photo, Rohingya Muslim refugee Noor Kadir, 24, from the Myanmar village of Gu Dar Pyin, plays with his son...
World Food Programme

‘Donors losing interest in food aid for Rohingyas’

WFP logoExecutive director of UN World Food Programme (WFP) David Beasley has said donor agencies are gradually losing their interest in providing food assistance...
Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have sought sanctuary in Bangladesh since a military crackdown on the Muslim minority in Myanmar last year forced them from their homes.

Myanmar minister orders Rohingya to leave no man’s land

  Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have sought sanctuary in Bangladesh since a military crackdown on the Muslim minority in Myanmar last year forced them from their...