Daily Archives: January 20, 2017

Boris Johnson holds historic meeting with freedom fighter Aung San Suu Kyi as he praises progress made in Burma but warns over human rights abuses Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4140468/Boris-Johnson-meets-Burmese-leader-Aung-San-Suu-Kyi.html#ixzz4WP7nPHF1 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Boris Johnson meets de facto leader of Burma Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyidaw

Boris Johnson held talks with Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi today amid concerns about allegations of human rights abuses in the country. The Foreign Secretary said 'many challenges remain' in Burma and the country's...
Syed Hamid Albar attends the ASEAN summit in Singapore, Nov. 21, 2007. / Reuters

OIC envoy calls for UN intervention in Arakan State

KUALA LUMPUR — The United Nations should intervene in Burma’s Arakan State to stop further escalation of violence against Muslims and avoid another genocide like in Cambodia and Rwanda, said the Organisation of Islamic...
Araghchi denounces Burmese gov. for neglect in Rohingya

Araghchi denounces Burmese gov. for neglect in Rohingya

TEHRAN, Jan. 19 (MNA) – Deputy-FM for Legal and International Affairs has said Muslim world will never allow discriminatory conduct against Muslims anywhere in the world. Mr. Abbas Araghchi who was speaking in a forum...
British MPs call on foreign secretary to take a tougher line on Myanmar military’s persecution of Muslim minority group

Boris Johnson urged to press Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya on Myanmar trip

British MPs call on foreign secretary to take a tougher line on Myanmar military’s persecution of Muslim minority group The British foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, will make a delicate visit to Myanmar on Friday to...
Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz

Muslim Ummah must play active role to help Rohingya Muslims: Sartaj Aziz

Kuala Lumpur : Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said "Muslim Ummah must play an active role to help the Rohingya Muslims in these difficult times". According to a statement...

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Professor Abdur Rob Khan

‘Bilateral approach without powerful underwriting will not solve the Rohingya crisis’

Professor Abdur Rob Khan, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, North South University, talks to The Daily Star’s Naznin Tithi about the present...
Above, a structure being constructed on Bhashan Char island off the Bangladeshi coast to prepare for the relocation of Rohingya refugees in this October 15, 2018 photo. (AFP)

Moving Rohingya to Bashan Char is not the solution

  Above, a structure being constructed on Bhashan Char island off the Bangladeshi coast to prepare for the relocation of Rohingya refugees in this October...
Sheikh Hasina talking before the UN General Assembly

Rohingya support Bangladeshi leader’s proposal to end crisis

A proposal by Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the United Nations for resolving the Rohingya refugee crisis has been hailed by the Muslim...
The Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, is seen last fall. A Cabinet minister says authorities in Bangladesh will build barbed-wire fences around sprawling camps housing Rohingya refugees to stop their expansion. | AP

Bangladesh to fence in over 30 Rohingya refugee camps to halt their sprawl

ASIA PACIFIC / SOCIAL ISSUES DHAKA – Authorities in Bangladesh will build barbed-wire fences around sprawling camps housing Rohingya refugees to stop their expansion, a...
Rohingya refugees at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, April 24, 2019 (AP photo).

Rohingya Refugees Risk Going Back to Another Genocide in Myanmar

Myanmar’s government is pushing for the more than 1 million Rohingya refugees currently in Bangladesh to start returning to the country, in an effort...