Daily Archives: July 18, 2017

Rohingya refugees gather to collect relief supplies at the Balukhali Makeshift Refugee Camp in Bangladesh May 31, 2017

Myanmar needs to get serious about peace

David Baulk is a Myanmar Human Rights Specialist with Fortify Rights. Last month, Myanmar's de-facto leader and former human-rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi convened a conference to try to end the many wars that...
No children that were assessed in 45 villages met the 'minimum adequate diet

Burma: 80,000 Muslim Rohingya children starving after military violence, warns UN agency

Hundreds of thousands of children in Burma are starving and are in need of treatment for acute malnutrition over the next year, a United Nations agency has warned. The World Food Programme‘s report was compiled...
Rohingya Muslims flee to Bangladesh to escape ongoing violence against them in Myanmar

Over 80,000 Rohingya kids ‘wasting’ from hunger in Myanmar: UN

The United Nations has warned that tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslim children under the age of five are in dire need of treatment for "acute malnutrition" in Myanmar’s western state of Rakhine. The World...
Rohingya crisis: UN warns 80,000 children 'wasting' from hunger in Myanmar

Rohingya crisis: UN warns 80,000 children ‘wasting’ from hunger in Myanmar

Some 75,000 stateless Muslim Rohingya people who fled a bloody army crackdown live in western Rakhine state and are reeling from a food crisis Rosmaida Bibi, right, who suffers from severe malnutrition, sits with her...
Rohingya refugees gather to collect relief supplies

Rohingya Muslim children face starvation amid Burma crackdown

Food insecurity increased following 'security incidents and ensuing violence in late 2016' WFP said. Hundreds protest Aung San Suu Kyi panel on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar IBTimes US At least 85,000 children from the Muslim Rohingya...
Bangladesh is not party to the UN convention on refugees and refuses to provide most Rohingya access to education, healthcare and work

The unwanted: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh (CNN)Children with henna-painted hands play outside mud-walled hovels with damaged roofs in one of Bangladesh's biggest refugee camps. They're among 276,000 Rohingya people living in camps and informal settlements in and around...

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Myanmar steps towards debt trap

By Taylor McDonald 2018-07-16 Myanmar plans to reduce the cost of the Chinese-backed Kyaukpyu special economic zone and port, cap its external debt load and avoid repeating the debts...

Lucky to have full family, many don’t

HUMAYUN KABIR BHUIYAN, back from Teknaf It was a hot and humid day with occasional drizzling. On July 1, the President of the International Committee...

The future of the stateless

Maizura Ismail 16 July 2018 The global community stood transfixed as the story of the Moo Pa football team and their coach who found themselves trapped...

In apparent test of Myanmar democracy, jailed Reuters journalists to testify in court

YANGON – Two jailed Reuters reporters on trial in Myanmar accused of obtaining secret state documents will testify in court from Monday, in a case...

Rakhine not ready to take back Rohingyas: IOM DG

International Organisation for Migration director general William Lacy Swing on Sunday said that the Myanmar authorities were not ready for taking back forcibly displaced...