Daily Archives: July 4, 2017

Palmerston North welcomes influx of Rohingya refugees

Palmerston North welcomes influx of Rohingya refugees

Rohingya refugees, Mohammed Kamal, right, Khafs bindi Slammat, in the orange headscarf, Jainaff, 2, and Umar, 4 months. Rohingya refugees, Mohammed Kamal, right, Khafs bindi Slammat, in the orange headscarf, Jainaff, 2, and Umar, 4...
Why Is Myanmar Refusing A UN Probe If There Is No Rohingya Genocide?

Why Is Myanmar Refusing A UN Probe If There Is No Rohingya Genocide?

If Myanmar has nothing to hide, why isn't the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, who is a Nobel Peace Prize winner, allowing U.N. investigators to visit the country? When Myanmar transitioned from...
Myanmar’s National Security Adviser U Thaung Tun has agreed with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on the “importance” of starting the bilateral discussion on repatriation of Myanmar residents from Bangladesh

Bangladesh, Myanmar understand ‘importance’ of Rohingya repatriation

Myanmar’s National Security Adviser U Thaung Tun has agreed with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on the “importance” of starting the bilateral discussion on repatriation of Myanmar residents from Bangladesh, the foreign ministry said. Tun...

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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...