Daily Archives: January 27, 2017

Hope for the young: Woodhouse meeting Rohingya pupils as he tours the UNHCR-Tzu Chi Education Centre in Selayang.

New Zealand lauds move by Malaysia to train the Rohingya

New Zealand has applauded Malaysia’s commitment to provide semi-skilled training for the Rohingya besides looking at allowing them to work here legally. It’s Immigration Minister Michael Wood­­house said he discussed a plan to normalise working...
The Rohingya Crisis and Suu Kyi’s Chance

The Rohingya Crisis and Suu Kyi’s Chance

Dan Sullivan is the Senior Advocate for Human Rights at Refugees International (RI) focusing on Myanmar, Central America, and other areas affected by mass displacement. He has over a decade of human rights and...
National League for Democracy party (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi, center, arrives at Myanmar's parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 15, 2016.

Myanmar Shrugs Off International Pressure Over Rohingya Crackdown

Myanmar has been under growing international pressure over its months-long, brutal security operations in Rohingya Muslim communities in Rakhine State, and last week saw another barrage of criticism from Malaysia and a United Nations...
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The Deepening Rohingya Crisis: Will It Engulf The Region? – Analysis

The Rohingya issue, to paraphrase from Lord Alfred Douglas’ poem ‘Two Loves’ published in 1894, is a crisis that literally ‘dare not speak its name’. The Myanmar authorities have forbidden the use of the...
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, called on OIC foreign ministers to urge Myanmar to stop human rights abuses against the Rohingya

Rohingya crisis is another headache for ASEAN

Rift between Malaysia and Myanmar over Muslim minority deepens divisions over South China Sea disputes CK TAN, Nikkei staff writer KUALA LUMPUR Diplomatic spats are rare in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations; member states tend...
Kelab Putera 1Malaysia vice-president Harridzs Mohan Abdulah said they have secured a warehouse and are currently stocking up the aid. - Photo Astro AWANI

Myanmar flotilla: The aid, goods insufficient to meet demand – KP1M

KUALA LUMPUR: Kelab Putera 1Malaysia vice-president Harridzs Mohan Abdulah said the goods and aid for the Food Flotilla Mission For Myanmar is not sufficient to meet the demands and needs of the Rohingya people. “I...
Statement calls for security council to convene over Rakhine rumours

Statement calls for security council to convene over Rakhine rumours

The former ruling party is again leading a charge demanding the shadowy National Defence and Security Council be convened in response to security concerns in Rakhine State. The Union Solidarity and Development Party was...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...