Daily Archives: August 25, 2017

At least 71 killed in Myanmar as Rohingya insurgents stage major attack

At least 71 killed in Myanmar as Rohingya insurgents stage major attack

Muslim militants in Myanmar staged a coordinated attack on 30 police posts and an army base in Rakhine state on Friday, and at least 59 of the insurgents and 12 members of the security...
Buddhist monks march during a protest against what they say is UNHCR support for Rohingya militants

Rohingya militants blamed as Myanmar border attacks kill 32

  Security forces among dead from pre-dawn raids on police posts in Rakhine state near Bangladesh border At least 32 people, including 11 members of the security forces, were killed as Rohingya militants besieged border posts...
Choppers, tanks for use in Mayu clearance operation Myanmar Army Mayu range clearance operation

At least 12 dead in Muslim insurgent attacks in northwest Myanmar

YANGON (Reuters) - At least five police and seven Rohingya Muslim insurgents were killed overnight in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, the government said on Friday morning, after militants staged coordinated attacks on 24 police posts...
UN Supported Rohingya Muslim Terrorists Attack Police in Myanmar

UN Supported Rohingya Muslim Terrorists Attack Police in Myanmar

Five policemen and seven Rohingya Muslim Terrorists are preliminarily reported to have been killed in a large series of attacks on 24 police posts and an army base in the troubled northwest Myanmar state...
Employer finds 2 Rohingya worker dead, police hunt for 3rd worker to assist investigation

Employer finds 2 Rohingya worker dead, police hunt for 3rd worker to assist investigation

PENDANG: Two Rohingya men were found dead by their employer at a workers’ quarters in Taman Delima here today. The 40-year-old employer went to search for the two when they failed to turn up for...
New Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir.

Rohingyas have no right to live in J&K, will be deported: MoS Home

Union Minister of State for Home, Hansraj Ahir, today said Rohingya Muslim refugees who have been living in Jammu have no right to live here and will be sent back. “The Rohingyas have no right...
India: Protect the right to life and stop deportation of 40,000 Rohingyas

India: Protect the right to life and stop deportation of 40,000 Rohingyas

(Bangkok/Kathmandu, 24 August 2017) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) strongly condemns the position taken by the Government of India to deport 40,000 Rohingyas back to Burma/Myanmar. In the face...
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As Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis Deepens, Here’s How Aung San Suu Kyi Can Save Her...

An independent commission chaired by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan made its final recommendations to Myanmar's government Thursday on easing ethnic and religious unrest in the country's western Rakhine state. The report, titled...
Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, center, presents the final report of Myanmar's Advisory Commission on Rakhine State on Aug. 24 in Yangon.

Myanmar urged to grant Rohingya citizenship

Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, center, presents the final report of Myanmar's Advisory Commission on Rakhine State on Aug. 24 in Yangon. YANGON -- Myanmar should grant citizenship and equal rights to its Rohingya...
Rohingya Muslims living in Buddhist-majority Myanmar say they are the world's most persecuted miniority.video

Will Myanmar heed advocacy for Rohingya rights?

A stark warning to Myanmar's government - recognise Muslim ethnic minority as citizens or face the consequences.   Rohingya Muslims living in Buddhist-majority Myanmar say they are the world's most persecuted miniority. They have suffered years...

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3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

YANGON, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Three soldiers have been killed with another injured in rocket attacks by an insurgent group on an anchored tugboat...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar Oct 27, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state

d telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region,...
Last year Mahathir Mohamad castigated Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi for defending the military's crackdown on the Rohingya. (Photo: AFP/Mohd RASFAN) Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/mahathir-asean-rohingya-malaysia-11650358

PM Mahathir vows ahead of ASEAN meet to help Rohingya bound for Malaysia

BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders...
More than a million Rohingyas in the squalid refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar are living a life full of misery and hardship. (AN Photo)

Life at a Rohingya camp: An Arab News report

Rohingya youth also faced with extremely limited educational and employment prospects DHAKA, Bangladesh: It was in the evening of June 18 in Dhaka that I...
Rohingya refugees rest in a police station in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, after they were prevented from going on a sea voyage to Malaysia, May 15, 2019.

US Report: Bangladesh Ignoring Sex Trafficking of Rohingya

Bangladeshi criminal groups take Rohingya women from refugee camps at night, exploit them in sex trafficking and return them during the day, the United...