Daily Archives: April 10, 2017

The Fall and Rise of Dr. Aye Maung

The Fall and Rise of Dr. Aye Maung

The news of Dr. Aye Maung’s electoral success in Ann Township, Rakhine State, in the April 1 by-election came as a complete surprise for many political observers who live far from the area. Putting...
Bangladesh border fence 70 percent complete

Bangladesh border fence 70 percent complete

Armed Burmese border police scan the area along the river dividing the Burma-Bangladesh border in Maungdaw Township, Arakan State, on 15 October 2016. (Photo: AFP) The fencing along the border between Burma and Bangladesh is...
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti

Those trying to harm Rohingyas will be treated severely: CM

Anantnag: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday said anyone who tries to harm Rohingyas in Jammu will be dealt severely as per law. She was talking to reporters on the sidelines of...
Threat to kill Rohingyas widely condemned

Threat to kill Rohingyas widely condemned

KCCI, KEA say the policy could apply to West Pak refugees too; AIP files complaint with police; Bar calls Jammu Chamber’s threat ‘barbaric’ Srinagar: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Saturday condemned its...
Deport Rohingyas or we will kill them: Jammu traders

Deport Rohingyas or we will kill them: Jammu traders

09.04.2017 Madeline Patrick 0 Comment Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Jammu on Friday demanded immediate deportation of Rohingiya and Bangladeshi Muslims settled in Jammu saying that the business community would otherwise launch an “identify...
Division Bench of the High Court comprising of ex-Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir N.Paul Vasanthakumar

Rohingya Refugees: Lawyers exploring options to deal with threat perception

Lawyers representing Rohingyas are exploring various options to deal with the heightened threat perception of these refugees after the open threat for starting a ‘Catch and Kill’ movement for the forcible ouster of these...
Mohammad Siddique, 25, doesn't believe the Myanmar ID card being issued to Rohingya Muslims will restore the group's rights.

Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingya Muslims hoped that Aung San Suu Kyi would make them full...

It is just an ID card, sky blue and gently creased, but it is Mohammad Siddique’s greatest source of shame. The indignity arises not from its routine details — his name, date of birth, photo,...

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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...