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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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...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...