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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Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...