Daily Archives: March 14, 2017

Five Years on Myanmar's Rohingya Displacement Camps Are Feeling Ever More Permanent

Five Years on Myanmar’s Rohingya Displacement Camps Are Feeling Ever More Permanent

People live, love and die in Baw Du Pha, an encampment for Rohingya Muslims displaced by conflict in western Myanmar nearly five years ago. They used to think they would someday go home, but...
In Freedom and Fear in Myanmar Mr Fisher interviews Rohingya survivors of the brutal military crackdown who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh

Inside The Brutal World of Myanmar’s Rohingya

In an Our World report titled Freedom and Fear in Myanmar veteran BBC correspondent Jonah Fisher gives the outside world a rare inside look at the brutal world of Myanmar’s Rohingya under the rule...
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People’s Tribunal on Myanmar crimes

Permanent People's Tribunal (hereinafter “PPT”) has been working since June 24, 1979. Since its establishment, the PPT has held 42 sessions on numerous occasion of human rights violation. On November 24, 2016, a group...
Expert Fears Myanmar Trying to Depopulate Rohingya Areas

U.N. Expert Fears Myanmar Trying to Depopulate Rohingya Areas

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee addresses a news conference after her report to the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 13, 2017....

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...