Daily Archives: April 14, 2017

The victims suspected sabotage. There was no electricity supply to their jhuggis when the incident took place, they said.

Jammu: 5 Rohingya Muslim homes gutted, police blame it on short circuit

The incident took place at the Bhagwati Nagar settlement in Jammu. (Source: Google Maps) Seven jhuggis, five of which housed Rohingya Muslim families from Myanmar, were gutted in a fire at a settlement opposite Shri...
Several Rohingya Muslims shacks set ablaze mysteriously in Jammu

Several Rohingya Muslims shacks set ablaze mysteriously in Jammu

SRINAGAR – Scores of Rohingya Muslims shacks were set ablaze mysteriously in Jammu in wee hours of Friday allegedly by Indian nationalist groups. According to the details, the shacks caught fire mysteriously at 3 AM-midnight...
Min Aung Hlaing defends military campaign in Rakhine

It’s Time To Talk About Min Aung Hlaing

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, head of the Burmese military, is the most powerful person in Burma. It is his soldiers and security forces who have been raping Rohingya women, shooting Rohingya civilians and...
Burmese Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Has Turned Into an Apologist for Genocide Against Muslims

Burmese Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Has Turned Into an Apologist for...

AUNG SAN SUU KYI IS ONE of the most celebrated human rights icons of our age: Nobel Peace Laureate, winner of the Sakharov Prize, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, an Amnesty International-recognized...
Jammu and Kashmir

Anger, lawlessness spread across India

By Humra Quraishi, The Milli Gazette Online There is anger on the streets. Nah, it isn’t the routine sort of anger but gone much beyond. What was seen last Sunday in the Kashmir Valley was...
Rohingya woman shot dead along Bangladesh border: Police

Rohingya woman shot dead along Bangladesh border: Police

DHAKA: Bangladesh border guards opened fire Thursday at a boat ferrying Rohingya migrants from neighboring Myanmar, killing one woman and leaving four others injured, police said. The border authorities came under fire just after midnight...
Suu Kyi seeks ethnic peace as insurgents step up pressures

Rohingya Families Flee Persecution And Suffering In Myanmar For Bangladesh

The United Nations calls the Rohingya the most persecuted people in the world. The Muslim minority group has faced abuse from the Buddhist-majority army in their own homeland of Myanmar. We'll be spending the next...
Rohingya children gather at the Dar Paing camp for Muslim refugees, north of Sittwe, western Rakhine state, Myanmar, June 24 2014

Burma ranked third as global risk of genocide reaches 10-year high

BURMA has been identified as the third most at risk country in the world to experience a new episode of genocide, as annual rankings show civilian mass killings at the hands of government forces...
Despite continuous killings of Rohingya Muslims, Myanmar govt remains unmoved

Despite continuous killings of Rohingya Muslims, Myanmar govt remains unmoved

Web Desk (24 News) — ‘There is no ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State’, reiterated Myanmar’s National Security Advisor Thaung Tun at a conference of diplomatic missions and UN officials in the...
U Win Lwin, director of the Immigration and National Registration Department, did not answer the phone calls made by Narinja News

Ending Myanmar’s Blame Game

YANGON – Human-rights abuses in Myanmar’s Rakhine state have led to mounting international condemnation and calls for a United Nations Commission of Inquiry. The atrocities there must be investigated, and their perpetrators held to...
Nine Rohingya families told to vacate land on which they live

Nine Rohingya families told to vacate land on which they live

SRINAGAR: Scores of Rohingya Muslim refugee families who were beaten and threatened by a group of goons in Jammu a couple of days ago are facing expulsion as the land owner who had provided...

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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...