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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Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...