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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...