Daily Archives: August 30, 2017

DICID condemns violence against Rohingya Muslims

DICID condemns violence against Rohingya Muslims

The Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID) denounced the unfortunate events in Arakan province of Myanmar on Friday, after the killing of hundreds of innocent people, and after burning their villages and homes. The...
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Iran Deeply Concerned about Continued Violence against Myanmar Muslims

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has expressed Tehran’s deep concern over the continuation of inhumane and violent actions against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. “Within the framework of respect for basic human rights and dignity as an...
Don’t demonise or lecture India on move to deport Rohingyas, Kiren Rijiju tells human rights groups

Don’t demonise or lecture India on move to deport Rohingyas, Kiren Rijiju tells human...

The minister of state for home affairs said the country had been hosting the refugees even though it was not signatory to the UN Human Rights Convention. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju...
Rohingya men answer call to arms against Myanmar's forces

Rohingya men answer call to arms against Myanmar’s forces

Ayesha Begum joined the exodus of Rohingya fleeing troubled Rakhine state in recent days as fresh violence erupted between Myanmar's security forces and militants fighting for the stateless Muslim minority Heavily pregnant and confined to...
New Rohingya refugees arrive near the Kutupalang makeshift Refugee Camp, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, August 29, 2017 (Reuters Photo)

Britain asks for UNSC meeting on violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

The U.K. on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council to convene regarding reports of mass civilian casualties after raids by Myanmar security forces against Rohingya insurgents. "Need to address long-term issues in Rakhine, urge restraint...
Turkey’s President Erdogan spoke to TRT Haber in a special interview to mark his third year in office on August 28, 2017.

Erdogan says world turning a ‘blind eye’ to plight of Rohingya Muslims

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the international community of ignoring the suffering of Myanmar’s minority Muslim community, even as the worst violence in years has broken out in Rakhine state. Turkish President Recep Tayyip...
Ethnic Rakhine people fleeing from a conflict area at the Yathae Taung township in Rakhine State in Myanmar. Photo: STR / AFP

At least 6,000 Rohingya stranded on Bangladesh border: official

COX'S BAZAAR, Bangladesh - At least 6,000 Rohingya civilians fleeing renewed violence in Myanmar are stranded near the border with Bangladesh which is blocking their entry, a senior Bangladeshi official said Tuesday, as the...
Bangladesh offers Myanmar army aid against ARSA

Bangladesh offers Myanmar army aid against ARSA

A Border Guard Bangladesh soldier stands guard by the Naf River, near the border with Rakhine State. (AFP) DHAKA — Bangladesh has proposed joint military operations with Myanmar against Rohingya militants fighting in Rakhine State,...
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Canada must stand up for suffering Rohingya: Peter Goodspeed

  Time to back peaceful, just end to ethnic turmoil as violence flares in Burma’s Rakhine state, Peter Goodspeed writes The battle has been expected and feared for weeks. As former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan...
Turkey seeks to mobilize world to end Myanmar violence

Turkey seeks to mobilize world to end Myanmar violence

Wıth around 3,000 Rohingya Muslims having fallen victim to violence in Myanmar during the last few days, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called on the world not to turn a deaf ear to the humanitarian...
Nearly 3,000 Rohingya Muslims killed in the last three days

Nearly 3,000 Rohingya Muslims killed in the last three days

Between 2,000 and 3,000 Muslims were killed in Myanmar's Rakhine state in last 3 days, the European Rohingya Council (ERC) says A Rohingya woman cries with her child, after being restricted by the members of...
Rohingya Muslim villages 'burned by Burmese army'

Rohingya Muslim villages ‘burned by Burmese army’

  Satellite photos appear to show widespread burning in 10 areas Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi has accused Rohingya fighters of burning down homes and using child soldiers during a recent surge in violence in troubled...

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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...