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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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...