Daily Archives: August 18, 2017

Myanmar’s military launches counter insurgency operation against Muslim terrorists

Myanmar’s military launches counter insurgency operation against Muslim terrorists

A helicopter with Senior diplomats on board from the U.N., United States, China, Britain, the European Union and India departs from Sittwe to visit the troubled Rohingya villages in the Maungdaw area in northern...
Then, in a video published on YouTube yesterday, ARSA commander-in-chief Attaullah Abu Ammar Jununi tells viewers

Rohingya rebels invite Rakhines to unite against ‘Bamar colonizing forces’

In a series of statements released this week, the Twitter account that claims to represent the Arakan Rohingya Solidarity Army (ARSA) called on the ethnic Rakhine community to resist the Myanmar government’s efforts to...
A border policeman stands guard at the Kyikanpyin border station's command center in Maungdaw township, western Myanmar's Rakhine state, July 14, 2017.

Myanmar Denies Plan to Establish Buddhist Militias in Troubled Rakhine State

  Myanmar’s government on Wednesday denied reports that it would train and arm ethnic Rakhine Buddhists in the country’s troubled Rakhine state, where residents have demanded the establishment of local militias following a string of...
Tears rolled down his eyes when the septuagenarian recalled in his interaction with Mirror

Deportation threat shocks Rohingya Muslim refugees in Hyderabad: We prefer dying in India to...

Hyderabad: The news that India is firm on deporting about 40,000 Myanmar refugees has come as a great shock to the refugees staying in Hyderabad with valid documents. There are about 3,000 refugees, most of...
Human-rights groups and the international community have been rightfully skeptical of the US administration’s willingness to engage with Duterte on rights abuses

ASEAN’s fatal blind spot: human rights : Jon Connars

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is known for promising shocking solutions in his war on drugs, and the recent announcement to offer “dead or alive” bounties for each policeman accused of helping a narco-politician only...
Children belonging to Rohingya Muslim community at a refuge in Hyderabad.

If sent back forcibly, we’ll be killed: Rohingya Muslims on deportation

The Rohingya are denied citizenship in Myanmar and classified as illegal immigrants, despite claiming roots there that go back centuries, with communities marginalized and occasionally subjected to communal violence. The Centre’s decision to deport an...

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Fire at Rohingya camp

Fire at Rohingya camp in Ukhia

24 April, 2019 Cox's Bazar's Kutupalong Rohingya camp was hit by a fire. This happened on (today) Wednesday afternoon. Three units of fire service are...
ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

NAYPYITAW—The Arakan National Party (ANP) on Monday proposed abolishing the National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) at a meeting of the joint committee to draft...
FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - It was after Mohib Ullah scored his first political victories that the death threats began in earnest. On...
Malaysia's government has set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry to probe the Wang Kelian deaths [File: Damir Sagolj/Reuters]

Rohingya trapped inside a ‘genocide zone’

Declaring Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terror group won't impact them much Rohingya Muslims trapped in no man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh are sitting ducks...
Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

A Malaysian inquiry into the 2015 discovery of suspected human-trafficking camps and graves in the jungle heard Thursday police found one of the sites...