Daily Archives: March 19, 2017

Rohingya children in Delhi eat a simple dinner of rice and dal

Photo Feature: Rohingya Refugees in Delhi Denied Healthcare, Education

Although the Rohingya community in Delhi worries about their families abroad, their day-to-day survival preoccupies them. For more photo: click this link A Rohingya man walks through the jhuggi camp in Shaheen Bagh as a...
Central delegation to review threat perception

JK asked to submit report on Rohingya Muslims in Jammu

Srinagar, Mar 17: The Centre has sought details from the state government about the Rohingya Muslims settled in Jammu. Official sources said the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, held a meeting in the first week...
Rohingya group urges EU to support UN investigation in Myanmar probe

EU seeks UN probe into crimes against Rohingya

The European Union called on Thursday for the United Nations to send an international fact-finding mission urgently to Burma to investigate allegations of torture, rapes and executions by the military against the Rohingya Muslim...
Central delegation to review threat perception

APRRN Statement: Stop the Eviction of Rohingyas in Jammu

Report from Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network Published on 17 Mar 2017 — View Original The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) urges the Government of India to act immediately to provide protection to Rohingya refugees...
Illegal Rohingya migrants are ordered off the 10-wheeled truck in which they travelled from Bangkok, in Tak Bai district, Narathiwat, early Friday morning

Thai cops detain 27 Rohingya being smuggled into M’sia

NARATHIWAT: Thai authorities detained 27 ethnic Rohingyas in the Salamai sub-district of Tak Bai early today for allegedly trying to enter Malaysia. Narathiwat Regional Immigration chief Col Noppadol Rakchart said those detained, comprising 22 men,...
A Rohingya abandoned house is seen at U Shey Kya village outside Maungdaw

China, Russia block U.N. council concern about Myanmar violence

China, backed by Russia, blocked a short U.N. Security Council statement on Myanmar on Friday, diplomats said, after the 15-member body met to discuss the situation in Rakhine state, where the country's military is...
Suu Kyi has been running interference for the military out of two of her cabinet offices: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the State Counsellor’s Office

The Legend of Aung San Suu Kyi – Part 2

“… or live long enough to see yourself become the villain” Aung San Suu Kyi rose to the stature of human rights goddess in 2012 when she was finally able to leave Myanmar for Norway...
Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi smiles at supporters as she celebrates Thingyan, Myanmar's new year water festival, in front of her home in Yangon April 16, 2012. Myanmar celebrates the New Year Water Festival of Thingyan during the month of Tagu, which usually falls around mid-April

The Legend of Aung San Suu Kyi – 1

“… or live long enough to see yourself become the villain” “So who is Aung San Suu Kyi … how can she travel the world to shill up investment in Myanmar while the military is...

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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...