Daily Archives: February 10, 2017

Francis says community members targeted 'simply because they want to live their culture and their Muslim faith

Pope Francis decries atrocities on Rohingya Muslims

About 65,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since October 2016 Pope Francis strongly criticised atrocities, including mass killings and gang rapes, committed against Rohingya Muslims. Condemning the torture and killings committed by Myanmar's security...
The talk until now has been of hundreds of deaths... we could be looking at thousands

Burmese government ‘kills more than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims’ in crackdown

Rohingya children react to the camera as they attend a class at a school inside the Kutupalang Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh Reuters The Burmese authorities may have killed more than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims...
Brig-Gen Tun Myat Naing of the Arakan Army

Arakan Army Chief: ‘The Burma Army’s Real Intentions Are to Continue Fighting’

Arakan Army (AA) chief Brig-Gen Tun Myat Naing recently spoke to The Irrawaddy about the conflict between the Burma Army and the Northern Alliance—whose members are comprised of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), Ta’ang...
A volunteer of the humanitarian mission 'Food Flotilla For Myanmar' helps to put a flag on the ship 'Nautical Aliya

Rohingya aid ship will dock in Chittagong, 200km from original destination

ANDAMAN SEA: The Rohingya aid ship will stop at Chittagong port in Bangladesh after its government refused to let it dock in Teknaf, which is closer to the Myanmar border. The organisers hoped that Bangladesh...
Food Flotilla for Myanmar

Flotilla volunteers to advance to settlement camps in Cox’s Bazar after Chittagong

YANGON: Volunteers onboard Nautical Aliya will be headed to three refugees’ settlement camp in Cox’s Bazar after the vessel arrives in Chittagong. Food Flotilla for Myanmar chief de mission Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Rahim said...
First Phase Of Food Flotilla Mission Accomplished, Yangon Receives 500-Tonne Of Aid

First Phase Of Food Flotilla Mission Accomplished, Yangon Receives 500-Tonne Of Aid

MYANMAR: Aid for the Rohingya via the Food Flotilla for Myanmar mission has been received by Myanmar Minister of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye today. The 500-tonne humanitarian aid was successfully...

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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...