Daily Archives: February 14, 2017

US Consul for Medan confirmed the transfer of Rohingya refugees to America

US accepts Rohingya refugees from Indonesia

In crisis -- In this Dec. 2, 2016 photo, Mohsena Begum, a Rohingya who escaped to Bangladesh from Myanmar, holds her child and sits at the entrance of a room of an unregistered refugee...
A Hindu nationalist political party has launched a systematic campaign calling for the expulsion of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya refugees from Jammu and Kashmir

Qatar- Hindu party targets Rohingya in Jammu-Kashmir campaign

SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir: A Hindu nationalist political party has launched a systematic campaign calling for the expulsion of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya refugees from Jammu and Kashmir, terming their presence in the region an...
An anti-Rohingya hardline Buddhist group, together with Buddhist monks, rally outside Yangon's Thilawa port as the Malaysian ship carrying relief aid for Rohingya Muslim minority arrives on February 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

Myanmar sentences Muslim Rohingya man to death

Myanmar's authorities have sentenced a man belonging to the Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority to death for his alleged role in a deadly raid on border police posts, an incident that triggered a fierce military...
he RSO split again in 1986, giving rise to the Arakan Rohingya Islamic Front (ARIF) splinter; in 1998, the two groups formed a loose alliance

Are terrorists infiltrating Rakhine state?

Muslims have been living in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, along the Bay of Bengal, since as early as 11th century and they grew significantly in the 15th; but they are now living there amid persistent...

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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...