Daily Archives: June 17, 2017

Myanmar's National Security Adviser Thaung Tun speaks to Nikkei reporters in Tokyo on June

Myanmar’s Thaung Tun: Naypyitaw making headway on peace, China ties, Rohingya

Myanmar has made significant progress on peace negotiations with ethnic armed groups, broadening diplomatic ties and addressing the problems of the Rohingya Muslim minority, Thaung Tun, the country's national security adviser, said in an...
Myanmar should guarantee the rights and medical care of children from the Rohingya Muslim minority detained in an army crackdown

U.N. Rights Expert Urges Myanmar to Protect Detained Rohingya Children

GENEVA (Reuters) - Myanmar should guarantee the rights and medical care of children from the Rohingya Muslim minority detained in an army crackdown launched in October, a U.N. human rights investigator said on Thursday. Children...
Rohingya muslims may be threat to Bangladesh's security: Foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali

Rohingya muslims may be threat to Bangladesh’s security: Foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali

Rohingya`s are an ethnic Muslim group in the majority Buddhist country of Myanmar and make up around one million of the total 50 million population. Dhaka: Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali has said...

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The family have been reduced to begging for money from passers-by at the Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) six days ago as they are racing against time to raise money for the baby's surgery, slated for July 3

Rohingya family turns to begging in KL to save 10-month-old baby with rare condition

KUALA LUMPUR: A Rohingya family is desperately seeking help from the public to save their 10-month baby, whose suffers from a condition which has...
Men watch a chinlone match inside a Rohingya refugee camp outside Kyaukpyu in Rakhine state, Myanmar May 17, 2017.

Myanmar Muslims continue to face restrictions on religion

Human rights activists had a lot of hope when Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League For Democracy came into power last year....
Men work on repairing the roof of a mosque in Yangon on May 30, 2017, during Ramadan. Though they are only a small minority, Muslims have been present in Myanmar for centuries. But now many feel unwelcome in their homeland.

Ramadan in Myanmar leaves Muslims out in the cold

YANGON // Huddled under umbrellas to escape a thundering monsoon downpour, dozens of Muslims stood in line at a Yangon mosque for a small...
Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi at Parliament where an all party meeting on Kashmir was held. (PTI File Photo)

Union home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to visit Myanmar in July

New Delhi is likely to seek Myanmar’s cooperation in checking arms smuggling, exchange of intelligence information, cooperation in prevention of drug trafficking, controlling smuggling...
NPP protests BJP-PDP failure to evict Rohingyas

NPP protests BJP-PDP failure to evict Rohingyas, Bangladeshis

Expressing serious concern over the issue of purchase of immovable properties by Rohingyas and Bangladeshis in and around Jammu and Samba districts besides encroachment...