Daily Archives: February 8, 2017

Burmese Foreign Minister and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, has come under harsh criticism from fellow Nobel Laureates and human rights groups for failing to protect the Muslim Rohingya

Burma: Where Hypocrisy Clashes with Morality

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” wisely stated George Santayana. While Burmese Foreign Minister and State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, has come under...
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi talking to Qatar International Relations Department Director Major General Abdulaziz A Alansari

Qatar steps forward to support Malaysia in helping Rohingya community

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi talking to Qatar International Relations Department Director Major General Abdulaziz A Alansari on Feb 5, 2017. — Bernama DOHA: Qatar is among the latest Islamic countries...
Rohingya women and girls have given chilling accounts of being raped and sexually assaulted by groups of Burmese soldiers and police Reuters

Burma: Rohingya girls as young as 13 raped and sexually assaulted by security forces,...

Burmese security forces took part in rape, gang rape, invasive body searches and sexual assaults on Rohingya women and girls in at least nine villages in the northern Rakhine State, report states Women and girls...

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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...