Daily Archives: July 6, 2017

Widespread Hunger Amongst Rohingya Children Amidst Crackdown: WFP

Widespread Hunger Amongst Rohingya Children Amidst Crackdown: WFP

The World Food Programme claims that more than 80,000 children might need malnutrition treatment where the Myanmar army cracked down on stateless Rohingyas. Boys play inside a Rohingya refugee camp outside Kyaukpyu in Rakhine state,...
Rescue workers unearth body of an unidentified woman

Missing Rohingya Woman Feared Murdered on Koh Samui

SAMUI — Koh Samui police said Tuesday they suspect the decomposed body unearthed by a tourist on a beach might belong to a homeless Rohingya woman. The woman, known to locals only by the name...
People's tribunal to highlight atrocities against the Rohingya, Kachins in Myanmar

People’s tribunal to highlight atrocities against the Rohingya, Kachins in Myanmar

A peoples tribunal on the atrocities and state crimes against the Rohingya, Kachins and other ethnic minority groups in Myanmar will be held at Universiti Malaya in September. — Bernama PETALING JAYA: A peoples tribunal...
Resettlement is the only way to solve the Rohingya crisis

Where can the Rohingya go?: Md Shidur Rahman

Bangladesh, being a country of a large population, a higher unemployment rate, small land area, and emerging economy, is struggling to accommodate the continuous Rohingya refugee influx. The UN estimates that, since October last year,...
UNHCR High Commisioner Filippo Grandi

UNHCR chief urges unity in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

MAUNGDAW, Myanmar – The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, has appealed to communities in Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state to unite in the face of fear, mistrust and underdevelopment. On his first official visit...
EXCLUSIVE: New allegations of Myanmar security forces raping Rohingya women

EXCLUSIVE: New allegations of Myanmar security forces raping Rohingya women

Despite government promises to uphold human rights, sources tell IRIN military abuses continued in May Myanmar security forces allegedly raped as many as 13 women during “clearance” operations following an explosion in May that was...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...