Daily Archives: June 6, 2017

OPINION: Aung San Suu Kyi, The World is Watching Your Treatment of Religious Freedom

OPINION: Aung San Suu Kyi, The World is Watching Your Treatment of Religious Freedom

The international community won’t accept inaction or excuses from the Aung San Suu Kyi-led government this time. Ward-level officials' threats to charge and prosecute Muslims who organized and participated in a public prayer session on...
in aid for cyclone victims

Denmark, Canada announce Tk 4.8 million in aid for cyclone victims

Denmark and Canada are providing Tk 4.8 million in aid to the victims of Cyclone Mora in Bangladesh. The Danish government gave Tk 3.6 million to the International Organisation for Migration as disaster relief to...
Myanmar citizens caught selling Rohingya children

Myanmar citizens caught selling Rohingya children for $300

Malaysian police rescued 11 Rohingya human trafficking victims in a Kuala Lumpur raid on Saturday morning. The victims – nine of them children – were being held in a “confined space” by six other...
Villagers evacuate to cyclone shelters in Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh

UN agencies call for urgent aid for cyclone-hit communities

The UN agencies have called for an “urgent” aid to help hundreds of thousands of people in Bangladesh and Myanmar affected by Cyclone Mora, which swept across the Bay of Bengal earlier this week. “There...
Govt issuing deceptive remarks over Rohingyas, B’deshis: Harsh

Govt issuing deceptive remarks over Rohingyas, B’deshis: Harsh

JAMMU, June 3: Dubbing the constitution of Group of Ministers (GoM) by the State Government to check the illegal settlement of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis in Jammu as a mere ‘eye wash’, senior NPP leader...

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The family have been reduced to begging for money from passers-by at the Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) six days ago as they are racing against time to raise money for the baby's surgery, slated for July 3

Rohingya family turns to begging in KL to save 10-month-old baby with rare condition

KUALA LUMPUR: A Rohingya family is desperately seeking help from the public to save their 10-month baby, whose suffers from a condition which has...
Men watch a chinlone match inside a Rohingya refugee camp outside Kyaukpyu in Rakhine state, Myanmar May 17, 2017.

Myanmar Muslims continue to face restrictions on religion

Human rights activists had a lot of hope when Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League For Democracy came into power last year....
Men work on repairing the roof of a mosque in Yangon on May 30, 2017, during Ramadan. Though they are only a small minority, Muslims have been present in Myanmar for centuries. But now many feel unwelcome in their homeland.

Ramadan in Myanmar leaves Muslims out in the cold

YANGON // Huddled under umbrellas to escape a thundering monsoon downpour, dozens of Muslims stood in line at a Yangon mosque for a small...
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi at Parliament where an all party meeting on Kashmir was held. (PTI File Photo)

Union home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to visit Myanmar in July

New Delhi is likely to seek Myanmar’s cooperation in checking arms smuggling, exchange of intelligence information, cooperation in prevention of drug trafficking, controlling smuggling...
NPP protests BJP-PDP failure to evict Rohingyas

NPP protests BJP-PDP failure to evict Rohingyas, Bangladeshis

Expressing serious concern over the issue of purchase of immovable properties by Rohingyas and Bangladeshis in and around Jammu and Samba districts besides encroachment...