Daily Archives: May 8, 2017

Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra

Fake News: Asia’s “Autocrats” Vs Asia’s Autocrats. Thailand Myanmar

Mounting evidence suggests media outlets across the United States and Europe are selectively labeling leaders from around the world as “autocrats,” “despots” and “dictators” based not on their actual human rights records, policies or...
After having fled persecution in their native land of predominantly Buddhist Myanmar, violence seems to have followed the Rohingya refugees in Jammu and Kashmir.

Fled Myanmar but fear grips Rohingya refugees in Jammu as fresh threats emerge

A frail and old Kamal Hussain, dressed in a lungi and shirt, takes up position outside a Rohingya refugee settlement in Narwal locality as the clock strikes 10pm. He, along with three men, will...
A gang of armed robbers killed two men in southern Maungdaw on Thursday (May 4), sources have reported

Armed Robbers Kill Two People in Southern Maungdaw

Maungdaw — A gang of armed robbers killed two men in southern Maungdaw on Thursday (May 4), sources have reported. The victims have been identified as Mohammed Ayub (38) and Hafiz Arifullah (25), s/o Rafique....

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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...