Daily Archives: June 2, 2017

Buddhism Versus Islam: Clash Of Civilisations In South And South-East Asia?

Buddhism Versus Islam: Clash Of Civilisations In South And South-East Asia?

From Myanmar to Thailand and all the way to Sri Lanka, one of the oldest conflicts of Asia seems to be turning more violent by the day. The Buddhist and the Islamic worlds seem to...
A new insurgency greatly exacerbates Rohingya refugee suffering

Three innocent Burmese languishing in Jammu jail since 2010: Jama’at

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir Thursday expressed its deep concern over the “inhumane treatment” of Burma Muslim refugees at the hands of the local state administration and police in Jammu. “These people have after facing...
A Rohingya refugee man rebuilds his makeshift house which has been destroyed by Cyclone Mora at the Balukhali Makeshift Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar

Rohingya Refugees Stranded in Bangladesh After Cyclone Wreckage

Cox’s Bazar: Left drenched and near destitute by a cyclone that hit Bangladesh a day earlier, thousands of Rohingya refugees hunkered down in the ruins of their camps on Wednesday, waiting for help after...
The sad reality is these children have now been hit by double humanitarian crises

1.3 million children urgently need humanitarian assistance after storms batter Bay of Bengal

NEW YORK/BANGKOK/KATHMANDU, 1 June 2017 – At least 1.3 million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance across the Bay of Bengal region following severe weather over the past six days, UNICEF has...

Latest News

Bangladesh’s Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, second right, receives Myanmar’s Home Minister Kyaw Swe, second left, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Feb.16, 2018. Kyaw Swe, on a three-day visit to Bangladesh told Bangladesh’s president that Myanmar is ready to take back Rohingya Muslims who fled violence, though Bangladesh said it wanted the hundreds of thousands of refugees to have a safe and dignified return. (Associated Press)

Bangladesh gives names to begin Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh’s Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, second right, receives Myanmar’s Home Minister Kyaw Swe, second left, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Feb.16, 2018. Kyaw Swe, on...
First came the massacre. Then came the coverup.

First came the massacre. Then came the coverup

On Sept. 2, Buddhist villagers and Burmese troops killed 10 Rohingya men in the nation’s restive Rakhine state. (Reuters) By Editorial Board February 15 IN THE...
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley denounced Myanmar’s government

US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya ‘a death sentence’

In this Jan. 21, 2018 photo, Rohingya Muslim refugee Noor Kadir, 24, from the Myanmar village of Gu Dar Pyin, plays with his son...
World Food Programme

‘Donors losing interest in food aid for Rohingyas’

WFP logoExecutive director of UN World Food Programme (WFP) David Beasley has said donor agencies are gradually losing their interest in providing food assistance...
Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have sought sanctuary in Bangladesh since a military crackdown on the Muslim minority in Myanmar last year forced them from their homes.

Myanmar minister orders Rohingya to leave no man’s land

  Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have sought sanctuary in Bangladesh since a military crackdown on the Muslim minority in Myanmar last year forced them from their...