Daily Archives: February 4, 2017

Mohd Azmi said that after Yangon, the flotilla will head to the Bangladeshi town of Teknaf that borders Myanmar.

Malaysia sends ship filled with goods to Rohingya

The aid shipment, bound for Yangon, has been organised by Muslim groups, as well as domestic and foreign aid groups. KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Najib Razak today sent off a ship carrying tonnes of food...
A Muslim woman wears a mask of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims, outside the embassy of Myanmar in Jakarta, Indonesia, Nov. 25, 2016

Report: Thousands of Rohingya Are Victims of Unbearable Acts of Cruelty

A U.N. report released Friday charges that thousands of Rohingya children, women, and men have suffered gang rapes, killings, beatings, disappearances and other acts of cruelty at the hands of Myanmar's police and security...
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar along with Indian supporters shouting slogans during a protest in New Delhi on Dec 19, 2016.

Myanmar army killed and raped in Rohingya ethnic cleansing: UN

GENEVA (REUTERS, AFP) - Myanmar’s security forces have committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims and burned their villages since October in a campaign that “very likely” amounts to crimes against humanity...
Eight-month-old baby among children stabbed to death in their own homes during so-called ‘area clearance operations’ by Burmese security services, according to ‘alarming’ UN report

Burma: Rohingya Muslim babies and children ‘being slaughtered with knives’, UN warns

Babies and children have been slaughtered with knives during a military campaign on Rohingya Muslims in Burma, according to a series of accounts in a disturbing UN report. An eight-month-old, a five-year-old and a six-year-old...
Smouldering debris of burned houses is seen in a village in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

Inside the Rohingya Resistance: The rebels who provoked Myanmar’s crackdown

Hong Kong (CNN)Walking barefoot, armed with knives, sticks and a few stolen guns, dozens of young men march through the muddy fields of Myanmar's Rakhine State. "We will not rest, these are our fighters, come...

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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
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...