Daily Archives: June 21, 2017

What needs to be further highlighted is that no group of people claiming to be stateless has any business to take up arms

The Buddhist world must stand with Buddhist Myanmar in its hour of need

Posted on June 20th, 2017: Shenali D Waduge If the people of the West can demonstrate and protest against immigrants, the people of Myanmar have every right to voice their objections against a wave of...
A bunch of Rohingya Muslim kids look curiously at the camera at Balapur locality in Hyderabad. Presently, Balapur houses the maximum number of Rohingya refugees in the city. (Inset) The refugees live in tarpaulin-covered huts in subhuman conditions

No ID means no jobs for 3,800 Rohingya refugees in Hyderabad

A bunch of Rohingya Muslim kids look curiously at the camera at Balapur locality in Hyderabad. Presently, Balapur houses the maximum number of Rohingya refugees in the city. (Inset) The refugees live in tarpaulin-covered...
Number of oppressed Rohingya refugees rose over 30,000 since the previous year, says report

Nearly a half-million Rohingya refugees: UN report

Nearly a half-million Rohingya from Myanmar have been displaced due to decades of oppression in southwestern Myanmar, according to a new UN report. The report, published by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) to...

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Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...
3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

3 Rohingya refugees held, sent back to camp in Hyderabad

The arrest of three people of a minority community on Saturday sparked tension in the twin cities ahead of Bakrid and Ganesh Chaturthi. However,...