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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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...