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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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,...