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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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...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...

Fear and mistrust surround latest plan to return Rohingya

Rohingya refugees collect water at Kutupalong refugee camp in BangladeshChandan Khanna/AFP Rights groups say a plan to return Rohingya to Myanmar from Bangladesh as early...