Daily Archives: March 30, 2017

Harakah al-Yaqeen, a guerrilla group fighting the subjugation of and potential genocide against the Rohingyas

Exclusive: Myanmar’s Harakah al-Yaqeen say ‘We are not terrorists’

Rakhine State guerrilla group Harakah al-Yaqeen have made 20 demands of the Myanmar government and requested assistance from the international community in their fight against the oppression of the Rohingyas. Harakah al-Yaqeen, a guerrilla group...
The minority are rejected by Myanmar's Buddhist majority as interlopers from Bangladesh and denied citizenship

Myanmar Rohingya militants call for peacekeeping troops

Yangon (AFP) - A nascent Rohingya militant group whose raids triggered a bloody crackdown by Myanmar's army called Wednesday for international peacekeepers to protect the stateless Muslim minority. Attacks on police border posts in northern...
UN investigators believe security forces have killed hundreds of Rohingya in the wake of the October attacks in a campaign

Rohingya family reports missing relative in Buthidaung

A Rohingya man vanished last week when he was thought to be traveling between Buthidaung and Maungdaw north, his family says. The alleged disappearance in the conflict-hit northern end of Rakhine State comes after months...
Is there a place where these children can start a new life

Rohingya ‘Army’ stresses right to self-defence in first statement

A militant group operating in Rakhine State has released a statement in which it has asserted its right to self-defence and denied links to any terrorist organisation, Associated Press newsagency has reported. The document is...
Suu Kyi has helped Myanmar democratize, backed by strong popularity at home and abroad

Suu Kyi’s lack of action feeding discontent in Myanmar

YANGON -- Myanmar's ruling party may face an uphill battle in upcoming by-elections on Saturday amid slowing economic growth and growing disillusionment among minorities who hoped for change under de facto leader Aung San...

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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...