Daily Archives: June 14, 2017

Rohingya groups protest at Swedish parliament during Suu Kyi visitvideo

Rohingya groups protest at Swedish parliament during Suu Kyi visit

Rohingya advocacy groups protested in front of the Swedish Parliament House in Stockholm yesterday as Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi addressed its members inside. The protesters called on the Swedish government to...
Jammu Crime Branch book

Jammu Crime Branch books Govt officials in fake identity cards to Rohingya family

The sleuths of Crime Branch Jammu today booked officials of Revenue, CAPD and UIDAI for issuing fake ration cards, PRCs and Aadhar Card to a Rohingya family here. A case has been registered against one...
While Shamshidah feels self-conscious about being older than her classmates, Aminah encourages her.

Rohingya refugee beats the odds to get schooling in Malaysia

Denied access to the national education system, Shamshidha is among refugee children attending informal schools in Malaysia where refugees have no legal status. By: Elisabet Diaz Sanmartin in Kuala Lumpur | 12 June 2017 Eighteen-year-old...
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says U.N. Rohingya probe would increase tensions

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi says U.N. Rohingya probe would increase tensions

The 71-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner has said she would only accept recommendations from a separate advisory commission STOCKHOLM, June 12 (Reuters) - A United Nations probe into alleged human rights abuses by Myanmar's military...
Buddhist ultranationalist monk Wirathu, leader of radical Ma Ba Tha group, attends a meeting to celebrate their anniversary with a nationwide conference in Yangon,

Myanmar anti-Islam monk barred from Facebook

Buddhist ultranationalist monk Wirathu, leader of radical Ma Ba Tha group, attends a meeting to celebrate their anniversary with a nationwide conference in Yangon, Myanmar on May 27, 2017REUTERS Last month Myanmar’s top Buddhist authority...

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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...