Daily Archives: August 4, 2017

OIC presses for quick implementation of Annan commission report

OIC presses for quick implementation of Annan commission report on Rohingya

Visiting OIC Secretary General Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has stressed the “urgency” of Myanmar’s implementation of the Annan Commission report and a clear road map for a 'sustainable solution' of the Rohingya refugee problems. In...
The visiting head of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has emphasized inter-faith dialogue between Bangladeshi Muslim religious leaders and Buddhist leaders in Myanmar to bring to an end to the Rohingya crisis

OIC stresses for interfaith dialogue to resolve Rohingya crisis

Dhaka – The visiting head of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has emphasized inter-faith dialogue between Bangladeshi Muslim religious leaders and Buddhist leaders in Myanmar to bring to an end to the Rohingya crisis. “The...
Stop the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar

Stop the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar (Dr. Ali Al-Ghamdi)

There is a verse of a poem written by the great Arab poet Abu Al-Tayyib Al-Mutanabbi more than a thousand years ago that states that some facts are undeniable. In the present day, this describes...
A Rohingya refugee girl peeks through a hole made in a plastic wall dividing the shelters at Balu Kali Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 28 February, 2017 Reuters

Burma told by World Islamic body to protect rights of Rohingya Muslim minority

Myanmar must protect the rights of its Rohingya Muslim minority, the chief of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said on Thursday, urging the southeast Asian nation to join hands with Muslim-majority neighbours in...
Visiting OIC Secretary General Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has stressed the “urgency” of Myanmar’s implementation of the Annan Commission report and a clear road map for a 'sustainable solution' of the Rohingya refugee problems.

Rohingya Crisis: OIC for interfaith dialogue

Visiting OIC Secretary General Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen yesterday suggested holding an interfaith dialogue between Muslim and Buddhist religious leaders of Bangladesh and Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya crisis. “The dialogue will help develop a...
A Burmese border guard police officer stands guard in Tin May village, part of Arakan State’s Buthidaung Township, on 14 July 2017. (Photo: Reuters)

Two shot dead, four missing in northern Arakan

Two men from Kaing Gyi village in Maungdaw Township were shot dead on Thursday morning and four women were reported missing in the latest killings and disappearances to plague northern Arakan State. “Around 8am this...
Mrs Suu Kyi is no saviour of the far East but rather a normal unprincipled politician

Aung San Suu Kyi: The Failure (By Jatin Mapara)

In late 2015, the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, was invited on a state visit to the UK in an attempt by the UK government to build closer relations with the emerging super power. The...

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...