Daily Archives: July 3, 2017

Myanmar police officers patrol a road in Maungdaw, October 2016. (Teza Hlaing | Frontier)

Maungdaw residents flee homes after fresh attack rumours

YANGON — At least 100 ethnic Rakhine residents have fled their homes after recent rumours suggesting imminent attacks by insurgent groups spread in Maungdaw Township in the north of the state over the weekend. Local...
Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the government will consider taking action against Burma.

Malaysia mulls action against Burma for blocking UN probe on Rohingya abuses

MALAYSIA says it will look into taking action against Burma (Myanmar) over the latter’s refusal to allow investigators from the United Nations to investigate alleged abuse of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority group. The Star...
Rohingyas face fundamental rights abuses. Myanmar's nationality law, approved in 1982, denies Rohingya citizenship

Myanmar closes 3 refugee camps in western Rakhine state

Three refugee camps have been closed in Myanmar's western Rakhine state as recommended by an advisory commission, government said yesterday. The commission led by former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan recommended Myanmar government...
Burma not to allow outside world to investigate genocide of Rohingya Muslims: official

Burma not to allow outside world to investigate genocide of Rohingya Muslims: official

Burma will refuse entry to members of the UN trying to investigate the alleged killing, violence and abuse against the Rohingya people, The Independent reported. The government of Aung San Suu Kyi has already said...

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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,...