Daily Archives: February 13, 2017

Restricted by their alien status and unable to earn their livelihoods, Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar have been reduced to living on the streets and begging from passing vehicles

Rohingya refugees begging on streets

Tired of finding nothing to do to earn their livelihoods, the Rohingyas, who fled to Bangladesh to escape atrocities by their government in Rakhaine state of Myanmar, are now begging on the streets of...
The mission called Food Flotilla for Myanmar is organised by KPIM and Mapim with the participation of 182 volunteers from Malaysia and other countries

Nautical Aliya gets go-ahead to dock in Chittagong – Azeez

ON BOARD NAUTICAL ALIYA: After being ordered to berth in the waters of Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh on Monday, the humanitarian aid mission vessel, Nautical Aliya continues to sail for Chittagong. Mission head Datuk Seri Abdul...
the worst case scenario is that the Nautical Aliya would have been detained by Myanmar authorities for investigation into the collision

Nautical Aliya avoids near-collision with trawler in Bay of Bengal

BAY OF BENGAL: The Food Flotilla for Myanmar vessel, the Nautical Aliya, had a close brush with disaster this morning when it narrowly avoided colliding with a fishing boat some 17 nautical miles west...

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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...