Daily Archives: March 20, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Myanmar State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi

Duterte meets Suu Kyi, gives $300,000 for Rohingya crisis

MEETING DAW SUU. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Myanmar State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi on March 20, 2017. Malacañang photo BANGKOK, Thailand – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte came prepared for his...

Annan Commission’s recommendations to resolve Rohingya crisis

The international advisory commission on Myanmar’s Rakhine state has put forward recommendations aiming at a resolution to the Rohingya crisis. These can be effective in resolving not only the Rohingya crisis but also the...
Boys search for useful items among the ashes of burnt houses after fire destroyed shelters at a camp for internally displaced Rohingya Muslims in the western Rakhine State near Sittwe

Rohingya Muslims finally receive humanitarian aid

There's still no employment or education opportunities for Rohingya Muslims outside their camps in Rakhine State. Boys search for useful items among the ashes of burnt houses after fire destroyed shelters at a camp for...
Hard-line Buddhists walk through a street during a protest march against the government's plan to give citizenship to some members of the Rohingya minority community in Sittwe

Myanmar hard-line Buddhists protest citizenship for Rohingya

Hard-line Buddhists walk through a street during a protest march against the government's plan to give citizenship to some members of the Rohingya minority community in Sittwe, Myanmar, on Sunday. (AP photo) SITTWE, MYANMAR -...

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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,...