Daily Archives: April 26, 2017

How a two-week army crackdown reignited Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis

How a two-week army crackdown reignited Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis

TAKE WHAT YOU CAN: Rohingya children rummaged last October through the ruins of a village market that was set on fire during the army's "clearance operation" in Rakhine state. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun In November, Myanmar's...
Command structure of the Myanmar army’s operation in Rakhine

Command structure of the Myanmar army’s operation in Rakhine

By WA LONE On the ground, the military operation in Rakhine State has been overseen by Major General Maung Maung Soe, the chief of the army’s Western Command, one of 14 regional commands operating across...
The refugee crisis is everywhere, yet we are inevitably desensitized to it as it has been going on so long

New app allows user to ‘walk a mile’ in a Rohingya refugee’s shoes

KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A ping on Kathijah's phone. The Rohingya girl picks up the message, it is from her brother Ishak in Myanmar. "Kat, r u safe?" he writes. "It...
Indonesia to Send Humanitarian Aid for Rohingya Muslims: Jokowi

Indonesia to Send Humanitarian Aid for Rohingya Muslims: Jokowi

Jakarta. President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo met with former UN secretary general Kofi Annan to discuss efforts to resolve the humanitarian crisis of the Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State, Myanmar, at the Bali International Convention...
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Inside Burma: Land Of Fear (War Documentary) – Real Stories

Want to watch more History Documentaries? Go to our dedicated history documentary channel called Timeline - https://goo.gl/WHJFhh A prison without bars, over a million Burmese citizens have been forced out of their homes and thousands...
Left For Dead: Myanmar’s Muslim Minority (Full Length)video

Left For Dead: Myanmar’s Muslim Minority (Full Length)

In recent years, democratic reforms have swept through Myanmar, a country that for decades was ruled by a military junta. As the reforms took hold, however, things were growing progressively worse for the Rohingya,...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...