Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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...
Real Stories Channel Trailervideo

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,...

Latest News

Rohingya refugee children shout slogans during a protest against repatriation efforts, Unchiprang refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 15, 2018.

Rohingya Shot in Camp in Myanmar

    Reports of shootings, allegedly by Myanmar police, at a camp for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state have sparked concern by United Nations officials. Knut Ostby,...
Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...