Daily Archives: April 15, 2017

Pictures of Jose Ramos Horta for Lindsay Murdoch piece. photos supplied Timor Photography Location: Dili Timor-LesteDate: March 20th 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi ‘hung out to dry’, say East Timorese, Australian leaders

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been "hung out to dry" over atrocities on Rohingya Muslims, according to a senior Australian Labor Party official and East Timor's former president Jose Ramos Horta. "Condemning Suu...
Rohingya issue: ASEAN must continue to pressure, extend aid - Syed Hamid

Rohingya issue: ASEAN must continue to pressure, extend aid – Syed Hamid

SYED HAMID: "ASEAN countries particularly, do not stop your efforts so that Myanmar will at the very least stop its military activities so that aid can be channeled to the Rohingya." - KUALA LUMPUR: ASEAN...

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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...