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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More than 620,000 Rohingya people have fled into Bangladesh [Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty International]

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya’s plight

  A man forced to bury his son after watching Myanmar's military kill him, a woman who was gang-raped by soldiers, and another woman who...
Reuters reporter Ko Wa Lone, left, and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo. (Facebook)

Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret papers’

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...
The remains of burnt villages near Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine State are seen on Oct. 10, 2017. Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said on Dec. 13, 2017. (Marion Thibaut / AFP/Getty Images)

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar in first month of...

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest...
What is important is the fact that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of five North-Eastern States

Facing the Rohingya challenge

India is spot on in its approach of tightening borders controls to handle the influx of Rohingya Muslims. However, unless New Delhi takes the...
Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border in Bangladesh where they have have taken shelter.video

VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on...