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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...