Daily Archives: June 23, 2017

Rohingya refugees sit inside their house at Balukhali Makeshift Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Australia announces more funds for Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar

Australia has announced AUD3.9 million in additional support to the World Food Programme to improve nutrition and build community resilience in Cox’s Bazar. Undernutrition and food insecurity are “at crisis levels” in Cox’s Bazar and...
3 Rohingya men killed by security forces in Myanmar

3 Rohingya men killed by security forces in Myanmar

Men killed during two-day clearance operation near border with Bangladesh, according to Office of State Counselor Security forces have killed three Rohingya men during a raid on "terrorist training camps" in western Rakhine state, state...
Rohingyas fall victim to UN’s corporate-dominated agenda

Rohingyas fall victim to UN’s corporate-dominated agenda

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Strategist and activist supporting Rohingya rights in Myanmar says a document recently revealed about UN mission in Myanmar shows how its humanitarian goals are ignored by the corporate-dominated agenda of...
he militants, called the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army

‘I Am Deeply Troubled by Aung San Suu Kyi And Her Denial of the...

Dr. Maung Zarni, an exiled dissident from Myanmar, is a scholar and activist based in the United Kingdom. He is co-author (with Alice Cowley) of The Slow Burning Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya and a...

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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...