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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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...