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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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...