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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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...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...