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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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...