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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More than 620,000 Rohingya people have fled into Bangladesh [Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty International]

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya’s plight

  A man forced to bury his son after watching Myanmar's military kill him, a woman who was gang-raped by soldiers, and another woman who...
Reuters reporter Ko Wa Lone, left, and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo. (Facebook)

Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret papers’

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...
The remains of burnt villages near Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine State are seen on Oct. 10, 2017. Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said on Dec. 13, 2017. (Marion Thibaut / AFP/Getty Images)

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar in first month of...

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest...
What is important is the fact that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of five North-Eastern States

Facing the Rohingya challenge

India is spot on in its approach of tightening borders controls to handle the influx of Rohingya Muslims. However, unless New Delhi takes the...
Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border in Bangladesh where they have have taken shelter.video

VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on...