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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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...