Daily Archives: April 9, 2017

A Myanmar border police officer stands guard at the fence dividing Maungdaw Township in Rakhine State from Bangladesh.

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to consider sealing border if new crisis erupts

Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to consider closing their shared border if there was a repeat of the recent Rohingya refugee crisis, a Dhaka newspaper has reported. The decision was announced on April 6 at...
Weekends at a muddy football pitch in the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, 25 members of the Rohingya Football Club

Rohingya Football Club: A small club with a big dream

KUALA LUMPUR: Weekends at a muddy football pitch in the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, 25 members of the Rohingya Football Club (RFC) are training hard for a national tournament, coming up in April. Rohingya...
A Rohingya man walks through the jhuggi camp in Shaheen Bagh as a woman looks on from inside her home. More than 40 families pay rent to live on the land

Retreat on Rohingya threat after outcry

OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Srinagar, April 8: The Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industries today backtracked on its threat to kill Rohingya and Bangladeshi refugees living in Jammu after the warning triggered an outrage in...

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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...