Daily Archives: May 24, 2017

More Rohingya refugees staying in Medan to be sent to US

More Rohingya refugees staying in Medan to be sent to US

Asmotullah, an 18-year-old Rohingya refugee, cried in sadness as he was about to leave his friends behind in Indonesia to go to the United States, the land of his dreams. He hugged them one by...
Myanmar's Suu Kyi seeks to revive peace process with fresh talks

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi seeks to revive peace process with fresh talks

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi will open a new round of talks with some of the country’s myriad ethnic groups on Wednesday, looking to revive a stuttering peace process after...
A group of rescued migrant children, mostly Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladesh, sit upon their arrival in the fishing town of Kuala Langsa on May 15, 2015.

UNICEF calls on Myanmar to address long-term deprivations faced by Rohingya children

UNICEF demanded Tuesday intensified efforts from Myanmar's government to protect children of the Muslim Rohingya community from violence and abuse as well as ensure that their humanitarian needs are met. The U.N. Children's Fund released...
Attacks on border posts in October triggered an army crackdown that led tens of thousands of Rohingya to flee

Myanmar army rejects UN Rohingya abuse claims

Myanmar's military has rejected allegations by the United Nations that it committed atrocities during its crackdown on Rohingya Muslims last year. Some 65,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh as the military searched for those behind attacks...
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Driven out by militants, 300 people from Myanmar flee to Mizoram

GUWAHATI: A Myanmar-based insurgent group has driven out nearly 300 people, mostly women and children, from their homes forcing them to flee to neighbouring Mizoram in search of refuge. According to defence sources, the exodus...
Rohingya Refugees ‘beaten and thrown out of vehicle’ by staffs of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society

Rohingya Refugees ‘beaten and thrown out of vehicle’ by staffs of Bangladesh Red Crescent...

TEKNAF: A father of 2-year old Rohingya refugee from the unregistered Leda Camp was abused and severely beaten by staffs of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society after complaining the illegal selling of his relief ticket. The...

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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...
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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...