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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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Activists are angry at Aung San Suu Kyi's inaction over alleged atrocities against Rohingya in Rakhine [Dondi Tawatao/Reuters]

Concerns, Causes and Countermeasures to the Rohingya Problem

By Dr. Habib Siddiqui In the last four months, since August 2017, more than 615,000 natives of Arakan – the Rohingya Muslims and Hindus –...
US Ambassador to Myanmar Meets With Rakhine Political Party, NGOs to Discuss Rohingya Crisis

US Ambassador to Myanmar Meets With Rakhine Political Party, NGOs to Discuss Rohingya Crisis

The U.S. ambassador to Myanmar met with NGOs and Rakhine state’s dominant ethnic political party to discuss recent violence that has wracked the region,...
Resolving Rohingya Crisis: Europe stands by Bangladesh

Resolving Rohingya Crisis: Europe stands by Bangladesh

  EU, German, Swedish FMs assure Dhaka; Japan pledges help in repatriation process Germany, Sweden and the European Union yesterday extended their strong support to Bangladesh...
But these are the worst conditions I have encountered. This is a sentence I hear time and again from the most experienced aid workers here.

Rohingya crisis: Nothing prepared me for Bangladesh’s refugee camps

Eight-year-old May has a necklace with several keys around her neck. We ask her what they are for. Her eyes cloud over: "It is the...
China’s proposal for bilateral talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar without getting the international community involved makes no sense

Why a bilateral solution won’t work

  China’s proposal for bilateral talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar without getting the international community involved makes no sense When dealing with a humanitarian crisis, the...