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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...