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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‘Bilateral approach without powerful underwriting will not solve the Rohingya crisis’

Professor Abdur Rob Khan, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, North South University, talks to The Daily Star’s Naznin Tithi about the present...
Above, a structure being constructed on Bhashan Char island off the Bangladeshi coast to prepare for the relocation of Rohingya refugees in this October 15, 2018 photo. (AFP)

Moving Rohingya to Bashan Char is not the solution

  Above, a structure being constructed on Bhashan Char island off the Bangladeshi coast to prepare for the relocation of Rohingya refugees in this October...
Sheikh Hasina talking before the UN General Assembly

Rohingya support Bangladeshi leader’s proposal to end crisis

A proposal by Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the United Nations for resolving the Rohingya refugee crisis has been hailed by the Muslim...
The Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, is seen last fall. A Cabinet minister says authorities in Bangladesh will build barbed-wire fences around sprawling camps housing Rohingya refugees to stop their expansion. | AP

Bangladesh to fence in over 30 Rohingya refugee camps to halt their sprawl

ASIA PACIFIC / SOCIAL ISSUES DHAKA – Authorities in Bangladesh will build barbed-wire fences around sprawling camps housing Rohingya refugees to stop their expansion, a...
Rohingya refugees at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, April 24, 2019 (AP photo).

Rohingya Refugees Risk Going Back to Another Genocide in Myanmar

Myanmar’s government is pushing for the more than 1 million Rohingya refugees currently in Bangladesh to start returning to the country, in an effort...