Daily Archives: August 11, 2017

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ROHINGYA in Arakan, Burma, Al Jazeera Investigation (Arabic)

ARAKAN - Rohingya, Myanmar (BURMA): In this film, Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent Salam Hindawi goes to Myanmar to investigate the situation of Rohingya.
Additional Military Deployed with Heavy Artilleries Against Unarmed Rohingyas

Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: sources

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence...
Myanmar’s border police stand guard in a village on July 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

India ‘to deport 40,000 Rohingya Muslims’

India is planning to deport tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims it says are living in the country illegally. A government spokesman said on Friday that New Delhi was in talks with Bangladesh and Myanmar...
People belonging to Rohingya Muslim community sit outside their makeshift houses on the outskirts of Jammu, May 5, 2017. Picture taken on May 5, 2017. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta Reuters

India in Talks With Myanmar, Bangladesh to Deport 40,000 Rohingya

By Krishna N. Das NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is in talks with Bangladesh and Myanmar about its plan to deport around 40,000 Rohingya Muslims it says are living in the country illegally, a government...
As per government estimates, Rohingya's population has increased four times in the country in the last two years

Who are Rohingya Muslims and why govt wants to deport 40,000 of them?

As per government estimates, Rohingya's population has increased four times in the country in the last two years. In 2015, their population was estimated to have been 10,500, as per Kiren Rijiju's reply in...
Instructions issued for Rohingya Muslims' deportation: Govt

Instructions issued for Rohingya Muslims’ deportation: Govt

NEW DELHI/JAMMU: The Central Government has informed the Rajya Sabha that it had issued detailed instructions for Rohingyas deportation, which was a continuous process. Stating that Centre is vested with powers to deport foreign nationals...
A Buddhist monk views portraits of Myanmar's Independence hero General Aung San

U.N. warns aid workers of rising Buddhist hostility in western Myanmar

YANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations has warned aid workers in western Myanmar of rising hostility and imminent protests from troubled Rakhine state's majority Buddhists, some of whom say humanitarian agencies are giving support...
The Myanmar national flag flies in front of a statue of General Aung San during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of his assassination in June. Photo: AP

Myanmar preparing to crush ‘militants’ in Rakhine

Bangkok: The Myanmar government has air-dropped hundreds of troops into the country's strife-torn western Rakhine state in preparation to crush accused Muslim rebels and insurgents, according to several reliable sources. The United Nations has warned...

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ROHINGYA. This picture taken on November 26, 2017 shows Rohingya Muslim refugees looking on near Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. File photo by Ed Jones/AFP

[OPINION] Myanmar is now erasing the Rohingya’s very name

News organizations are being prohibited from using the word 'Rohingya' in their shows The tragedy of the Rohingya Muslims of Burma began with the forced...
The Kutupalong refugee camp's mosques were full on Saturday morning as Rohingya refugees prayed

Rohingya refugees mark first Eid since Myanmar crackdown

The Kutupalong refugee camp's mosques were full on Saturday morning as Rohingya refugees prayed for safety from flash floods and sudden landslides that they...
An illuminated sign for Myanmar Beer, manufactured by Myanmar Brewery Ltd, is seen above restaurants and food stalls in the Chinatown area of Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Japanese brewery gave donation to Myanmar army chief during Rohingya crisis

Japan urged to examine payment made by Kirin subsidiary at height of ethnic cleansing campaign in Rakhine state, which firm claims was for victims The...
Rohingya Boat People

Myanmar to Repatriate Rohingya Boat People, Return 12 to Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh sit in the rain after they and their wrecked boat washed up on a beach in Rathedaung township, western Myanmar's...
Landslides kill 12 as rain batters Rohingya refugees

Landslides kill 12 as rain batters Rohingya refugees

DHAKA: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least 12 people Tuesday in Bangladesh near camps housing one million Rohingya refugees, officials said. Aid agencies...