Daily Archives: February 7, 2017

A Myanmar navy vessel escorting the Nautical Aliya ship that is heading to the Yangon port, in Myanmar waters in the Andaman Sea, February 7, 2017

Myanmar navy reconnaissance ship escorts Nautical Aliya to Yangon

ON BOARD THE NAUTICAL ALIYA IN MYANMAR WATERS, Feb 7 — A Malaysian food flotilla to Myanmar in aid of the Rohingya community is looking forward to a smooth passage to Yangon. The ‘Nautical Aliya’...
Kapten kapal Nautical Aliya, kapten Mohd Firdaus Faisal Mohamad (tiga dari kanan) bersama krew kapal Nautical Aliya ketika memantau Kapal tentera laut Myanmar mengiringi kapal Nautical Aliya ketika berada di perairan laut Myanmar di Program Misi Food Flotilla For Myanmar

Bangladesh says no to Nautical Aliya landing in Teknaf, suggests alternative ports

ANDAMAN SEA: In the latest turn of events, now it seems that the Food Flottila for Myanmar mission on Nautical Aliya will not be able to dock at Teknaf in Bangladesh. The disappointing news...
Abdul Azeez (left) is briefed by the Nautical Aliya's crane operator Johnson anak Chundang.

Rohingya aid ship’s Yangon arrival delayed by one day

ANDAMAN SEA: Strong water currents and winds will delay the Rohingya aid ship's arrival in Yangon by at least one day, mission organisers said. Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim said the vessel, Nautical Aliya,...

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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...