Daily Archives: March 2, 2017

A Rohingya refugee girl peeks through a hole made in a plastic wall dividing the shelters at Balu Kali Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 28 February, 2017 Reuters

Thousands of children’s lives at stake as ‘indirect victims’ of Burmese crackdown on Rohingya...

  Exclusive: Number of undocumented victims of an alleged campaign of persecution could exceed total reported killed to date Fears are growing for the lives of several thousand children in northwest Burma suffering from severe malnutrition...
Myanmar State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Sept

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Praises Slain Muslim Attorney

In a country torn by ethnic strife, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi hailed a prominent Muslim lawyer and government advisor who was slain in an assassination-style killing as a hero and...
Myanmar's military spokesman Major-General Myat Tun Oo said official investigations failed to substantiate most allegations.

‘Reckless accusations’: Myanmar denies Rohingya atrocities took place

Bangkok: Myanmar's government has dismissed a devastating United Nations report citing evidence of atrocities against Rohingyas, describing them as "reckless". In a rare news conference, the country's military defended its actions in the violence-torn Rakhine...

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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...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...