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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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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Nothing is impossible in the post-truth world By The Telegraph Sir — Angering the Black Panther might not be a good idea — after all, the...
Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...