Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

Construction materials, equipment and food discovered by security forces in Mayu mountain range

Bodies Found, Arrests Made in Tense Northern Rakhine

YANGON — Police are investigating after the discovery of three mutilated dead bodies in Rathedaung Township, Rakhine State on Monday afternoon as another arrest of a suspected militant was made in the region, according...
Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr Yousef A Al Othaimeen

OIC secy gen Othaimeen in Dhaka

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr Yousef A Al Othaimeen arrives in Dhaka last night (Wednesday night). The OIC chief who will lead a five-member delegation during the four-day visit...
Peaceful M'sia provides opportunities to Rohingya refugees

Peaceful M’sia provides opportunities to Rohingya refugees

MALACCA: Collecting scrap metals for sale is not anyone's dream job, but Mohd Sadek Guramia, of the Rohingya Muslim ethnic group is grateful to do the job to support his family. Mohd Sadek, 33, said...
File picture shows refugees, many of whom claiming to be Rohingya, waiting for access to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) building in Kuala Lumpur, August 12, 2015

UNHCR cardholders given until Sept 30 to get MyRC card

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cardholders in Malaysia have until Sept 30 to apply for the special MyRC identity card issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs after registering under the Tracking...
Forgotten Rohingya Muslims

Forgotten Rohingya Muslims

It has been one year since Aung Sang Suu Kyi led National League for Democracy (NLD) has been stationed with power. Widely regarded as a champion of human rights and a celebrated political prisoner,...
Ample cause for concern over int’l terrorism in Bangladesh

Ample cause for concern over int’l terrorism in Bangladesh

Towards the end of June, the Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) declared its ‘Code of Conduct’ for Mujahideen in the subcontinent which not only presented its objectives and organisational structure, but also...

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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...