Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

Tin Lin Htike and Tin Htay Aung leave Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township court on Monday

Two More Buddhist Nationalists Arrested for Muslim Neighborhood Raid

RANGOON — Two people involved in last week’s confrontation between Buddhist nationalists and Muslims in Rangoon’s Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township handed themselves over to the township’s police station on Monday. Tin Lin Htike and Tin...
A clock tower in the center of Buthidaung town

Five Bodies Found in Buthidaung

RANGOON — Border police unearthed five bodies in Tin May village tract of Buthidaung Township, Arakan State on Saturday afternoon. The five men were allegedly killed in an accident with an improvised explosive device near...
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping pose for photographers as they meet at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 16, 2017

China’s Xi offers help for Myanmar peace process

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping told Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday that China would continue to help the country achieve peace, and called for both sides to maintain stability on their shared...

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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...