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...
Photo supplied by villagers

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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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...