Daily Archives: February 9, 2017

Bangladesh had barred the ship from docking at its original destination of Teknaf, where thousands of Rohingya refugees are believed to reside.

Rohingya aid ship docks at Yangon

YANGON: The Rohingya aid ship Nautical Aliya docked at the Yangon port at about 3pm local time Thursday. It was met by a crowd of about 100 people, mostly journalists and local officials. Myanmar's Social Welfare,...
Aid mission organisers at Yangon Port together with some of the hygiene kits (in boxes) to be given to Rohingyas in Myanmar.

Barge delivery for Rohingya aid cargo

ANDAMAN SEA: The aid cargo for Rohingya in Myanmar will be transported by barge to Sittwe after being unloaded in Yangon, said mission organisers. Organising committee head Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim said some...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...