Daily Archives: April 24, 2017

Teenager beaten unconscious by Rakhine shopkeepers, hospital refuses treatment

Teenager beaten unconscious by Rakhine shopkeepers, hospital refuses treatment

Maungdaw- A teenage boy was severely assaulted and left in an unconscious state by Rakhine shopkeepers in a marketplace. On Thursday at around 2pm, 17 year Shafi Ullah, a water carrier by profession went to...
Missing Rohingya Children Could Be Trafficking Victims

Missing Rohingya Children Could Be Trafficking Victims

A number of Rohingya refugee children have disappeared in Bangladesh and are feared to be victims of human trafficking groups. In the past seven months, more than 70,000 Rohingya have fled violent persecution in their...
certain tools are used by the west to fabricate Islamophobia to frame Muslims as fundamentalist jihadist groups

Rohingyas Between The Borders

The birth of India was accompanied by one of the bloodiest refugee crises the world has ever seen in the history. The United Nations High Commissioner for refugees had reported that approximately 14 million...

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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...