Daily Archives: February 5, 2017

ANCOM advisor Jason Leong said the group felt deeply the pain and suffering of the Rohingyas in Myanmar and wanted to do their part to help

Christian group sends hope to Rohingyas via food flotila

KUALA LUMPUR: The Association of NextGen Christians of Malaysia (ANCOM) joined the coalition of humanitarian NGOs led by the Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organisations (Mapim) and Kelab Putera 1Malaysia to support the mission...
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Young Rohingya Muslim Brutally Murdered

PAUKTAW, ARAKAN — A young Rohingya man, from Kyein Ni Pyin IDP camp, Pauktaw Township, Rakhine State was brutally murdered while returning home from a nearby village. Three displaced Rohingya men (Abdul Rahman. 25, Noor...
The mission is not just to provide humanitarian aid but accompanied by a message — that of to stop the atrocities against the ethnic Rohingya

Mapim: ‘Food Flotilla for Myanmar’ not just a humanitarian aid, but message to help...

PORT KLANG, Feb 5 — The ‘Food Flotilla For Myanmar’ on board the ‘Nautical Aliya’ which departed from Malaysia for Myanmar is expected to arrive in Yangon, Myanmar on February 8. The mission organised by...
Rohingya refugees in Rakhine State, Burma

Who Can Solve the Rohingya Issue?

It will be difficult for Aung San Suu Kyi to end the violence against the Rohingya without the approval or cooperation of the Myanmar military. Conflict between the Rohingyas, a Muslim minority in Rakhine state...
Myanmar kills Rohingyas, Bangladesh to isolate them

Myanmar kills Rohingyas, Bangladesh to isolate them

While Rohingya Muslims face a new wave of persecution by the Myanmar army, which has recently carried out several raids killing hundreds, the Bangladeshi government proposes to relocate Rohingyas on a remote and dangerous...

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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,...