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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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...