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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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...