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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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...