Daily Archives: February 6, 2017

These Rohingya refugees need protection, not a punitive transfer to an island where they will have no way to make a livelihood and must struggle to survive

Myanmar commanders should be punished for rape of Rohingya: Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch on Monday called for Myanmar to punish army and police commanders if they allowed troops to rape and sexually assault women and girls of the Rohingya Muslim minority. The New York-based campaign...
The Food Flotilla for Myanmar mission bearing food, medicine, daily necessities and clothing will be sailing for 18 days to Yangon.

‘Food flotilla for Myanmar’ not just a humanitarian mission but stop atrocities against Rohingyas

The mission organised by the Malaysian Consultative Council of Islam Organisations (Mapim), Kelab Putra 1Malaysia and Turkiye Diyanet Vakfi Foundation (TDV) from Turkey will see the vessel 'Nautical Aliya' carrying 200 volunteers and 2,300...
The Malaysian government of Prime Minister Nabil Rajab dispatched ship with food supplies to Myanmar’s Rohingya to be dispatched via Yangoon

Malaysian “Aid” to Myanmar’s Rohingya via Bangladesh Prompts Controversy

nsnbc : The Malaysian government of Prime Minister Nabil Rajab dispatched ship with food supplies to Myanmar’s Rohingya to be dispatched via Yangoon. and Bangladesh. However, another shipment to be sent via Bangladesh to...
That could be one of the reasons why the 1200 plus families living in Jammu are under strict watch of the security set-up

Asean and the Rohingya crisis

Dhaka—The worsening plight of Muslim Rohingya communities in the Rakhine state of Burma (Myanmar) could soon imperil the country’s government, as well as the reputation of its leader, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Daw...

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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...