Daily Archives: May 13, 2017

President's press secretary Md Joynal Abedin briefed reporters after the meeting.

President urges Myanmar to resolve Rohingya issue

President M Abdul Hamid on Thursday urged the outgoing Myanmar ambassador in Dhaka Myo Myint Than to convey the message to his government to repatriate the Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh. "Bangladesh has been bearing the...
Shocking photographic evidence showing children among the injured adds weight to claims that military committed atrocities against Rohingya people

Myanmar army allegedly left Rohingya refugees with bullet wounds and burns

‘It only takes one terrorist’: the Buddhist monk who reviles Myanmar’s Muslims The ruins of a market that was burned to the ground are seen at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Myanmar’s Rakhine state Photographs...
Ma Ba Tha members gather at Thuwunna Stadium in Rangoon to commemorate the enactment of protection of Race and Religion Lawsvideo

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar – 101 East

When Aung San Suu Kyi swept to power in Myanmar, the world hailed a new era. But one year on, the persecution of the country's Rohingya Muslim minority is tarnishing her international reputation. Meanwhile, fighting...
A photo of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi planting a kiss on her dog was widely circulated on social media.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Fetching Friend

NAYPYIDAW — “What bothers me about my frequent travel is leaving Taichito behind,” wrote Burma’s State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in a 2016 issue of D-Wave Journal, the mouthpiece of her National...
Ma Ba Tha members gather at Thuwunna Stadium in Rangoon to commemorate the enactment of protection of Race and Religion Laws. / Hein Htet / The Irrawaddy

Ma Ba Tha Denies Involvement in Recent Anti-Muslim Violence

RANGOON— Burma’s leading nationalist group denied involvement in a recent midnight confrontation between Buddhist nationalists and Muslim residents near downtown Rangoon that prompted authorities to issue arrest warrants for the alleged perpetrators. The Association for...

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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,...