Daily Archives: June 9, 2017

Trudeau presses Aung San Suu Kyi on human rights and Rohingya minority

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed Myanmar’s transition to democracy and its human rights record with the country’s first democratically elected leader and honorary Canadian, Aung San Suu Kyi, during a meeting in Ottawa yesterday. Suu...
The Rohingya, a Muslim minority in Myanmar are potentially facing crimes against humanity according to top UN officials.

Bangladesh: Rohingya migrant crisis

The Rohingya, a Muslim minority in Myanmar are potentially facing crimes against humanity according to top UN officials. Seventy four thousand of them have crossed the border into Bangladesh since last October following a violent...
UN’s Myanmar Fact-Finding Mission Raises Many Questions

UN’s Myanmar Fact-Finding Mission Raises Many Questions

SOURCE: http://www.indepthnews.net/index.php/opinion/1190-un-s-myanmar-fact-finding-mission-raises-many-questions By Shenali Waduge COLOMBO (IDN) - The appointment of a three-member team by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on May 30 to investigate alleged abuses by Myanmar military forces against the country’s Royingya...
Care packages: A MyCare representative handing over food packs to Rohingya refugees during the Ramadan mission to Rakhine.

Group goes the distance to help Rohingya

PETALING JAYA: Humanitarian Care Malaysia (MyCare) recently organised a mission to Myanmar to distribute RM110,000 worth of Ramadan aid to the country’s Rohingya population. Organised for the third year running, the aid would benefit some...
Turkey's Diyanet Foundation gives Rohingya children hope, teaches mathematics, religion and culture

Turkey educates 4,000 Rohingya children in Pakistan

Turkey’s Diyanet Foundation is providing schooling to 4,000 Rohingya children in Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi, the project's coordinator has said. Ahmet Kandemir told Anadolu Agency the scheme, which started in 2015 with 25 courses, now...

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Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
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...