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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Professor Abdur Rob Khan

‘Bilateral approach without powerful underwriting will not solve the Rohingya crisis’

Professor Abdur Rob Khan, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, North South University, talks to The Daily Star’s Naznin Tithi about the present...
Above, a structure being constructed on Bhashan Char island off the Bangladeshi coast to prepare for the relocation of Rohingya refugees in this October 15, 2018 photo. (AFP)

Moving Rohingya to Bashan Char is not the solution

  Above, a structure being constructed on Bhashan Char island off the Bangladeshi coast to prepare for the relocation of Rohingya refugees in this October...
Sheikh Hasina talking before the UN General Assembly

Rohingya support Bangladeshi leader’s proposal to end crisis

A proposal by Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the United Nations for resolving the Rohingya refugee crisis has been hailed by the Muslim...
The Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, is seen last fall. A Cabinet minister says authorities in Bangladesh will build barbed-wire fences around sprawling camps housing Rohingya refugees to stop their expansion. | AP

Bangladesh to fence in over 30 Rohingya refugee camps to halt their sprawl

ASIA PACIFIC / SOCIAL ISSUES DHAKA – Authorities in Bangladesh will build barbed-wire fences around sprawling camps housing Rohingya refugees to stop their expansion, a...
Rohingya refugees at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, April 24, 2019 (AP photo).

Rohingya Refugees Risk Going Back to Another Genocide in Myanmar

Myanmar’s government is pushing for the more than 1 million Rohingya refugees currently in Bangladesh to start returning to the country, in an effort...