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...
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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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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...