Daily Archives: August 5, 2017

The confrontation in Outt Nan village

Violence Follows Confrontation Between Villagers, Police in Rakhine

YANGON – Hundreds of people from Outt Nan village in Rakhine State’s Rathedaung Township resisted security forces on Friday when policemen attempted to arrest men suspected of being militants, according to the State Counselor’s...
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Six more villagers killed, two missing in northern Myanmar state

YANGON, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Six more villagers have been found killed by extreme terrorists with two others going missing near Kaigyi village and the Mayu mountain range in Maungtaw, Myanmar's northern Rakhine state,...
Hard-line Buddhist monks protest against the National League for Democracy government at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon

Myanmar’s Home Affairs Ministry Ready to Take on Protesting Nationalist Monks

Myanmar’s home affairs ministry signaled its willingness on Friday to “take action” against nationalist monks and their supporters who are staging sit-ins in two large cities to protest against the National League for Democracy...
Visiting Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation Dr Yousef bin Ahmad al-Othaimeen talking to newsmen in southeastern Cox’s Bazar yesterday after visiting Rohingya refugee camps

OIC to highlight brutality inflicted on Rohingya

Visiting Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) Dr Yousef bin Ahmad al-Othaimeen yesterday listened to Rohingya people’s shocking tales of brutalities carried by Myanmar army saying the world will be informed...
OIC, UN Working Together to Solve Rohingya Refugee Crisis: OIC Chief

OIC, UN Working Together to Solve Rohingya Refugee Crisis: OIC Chief

DHAKA (Reuters) - The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the United Nations are working with Bangladesh's government to solve the Rohingya refugee crisis, the head of OIC said on Friday. During a visit to...
A Rohingya fisherman fixes a net in a refugee camp outside Kyaukpyu in Rakhine state, Myanmar May 18, 2017

World Islamic Body Urges Myanmar to Safeguard Rights of Rohingya Minority

Dhaka: Myanmar must protect the rights of its Rohingya Muslim minority, the chief of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said on Thursday, urging the government to work with neighbouring Muslim-majority countries to tackle...

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Govt turns to barbed-wire fencing to combat human trafficking from Rohingya camps

Govt turns to barbed-wire fencing to combat human trafficking from Rohingya camps

'Although law enforcement officials are trying hard, the situation suggests there may be a loophole' Due to increasing incidents of human trafficking at the Rohingya...
Rohingya refugees caught between a rock and a hard place

Rohingya refugees caught between a rock and a hard place

UN agency and Bangladesh begin survey of Rohingya over return to Myanmar Myanmar army 'shelling' villages, restricting aid in Rakhine state An increasingly frustrated Dhaka government...
Rohingya homes destroyed for govt facilities

Rohingya homes destroyed for govt facilities

Hla Poe Kaung transit camp was built to house 25,000 returnees - but sprung up on the site of two demolished Rohingya villages Entire Muslim...
Rohingya refugees play football at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on March 27, 2018. Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

What Happens if Rohingya Stay in Bangladesh Forever?

    Earlier this month, the Myanmar government embarked upon a new plan to begin repatriating Rohingya who had fled Rakhine State after waves of brutal...
Bangladesh will not relocate Rohingyas

Landmine Blast: ‘Rohingya man’ killed on border

A man believed to be a Rohingya refugee has been killed in a suspected landmine explosion along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, officials said yesterday. Nearly a...