Daily Archives: January 24, 2017

During the ASEAN Foreign Minister Meeting for the Rohingya issue held in Yangon on December 19, 2016, Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Anifah Aman said that the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar was a regional concern and called ASEAN to coordinate humanitarian aid and to investigate alleged atrocities committed against them

The Rohingya Exodus: Is Malaysia In A Catch-22 Situation?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2017/01/23/the-rohingya-exodus-is-malaysia-in-a-catch-22-situation/#44d043031bff Guest post written by Mohd Hazmi Mohd Rusli Dr. Rusli is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Syariah and Law, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia. Introduction The issue of persecution against the Rohingyas has, yet again, made...
Relatives of many Rohingyas live in Bangladesh and they too help their relatives in Myanmar to come here.

Gupta asks Govt to deport Bangladeshis, Rohingyas

JAMMU, Jan 23: State BJP spokesperson, Prof. Virender Gupta today asked the State Government to identify the Bangladeshi and Rohingyas who have infiltrated in Jammu and Kashmir State and presently settled in Jammu and...

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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...