Daily Archives: September 3, 2017

Turkey to Bangladesh: Open your doors to Rohingya Muslims, we'll cover all expenses

Turkey to Bangladesh: Open your doors to Rohingya Muslims, we’ll cover all expenses

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has called on Bangladesh to open its doors to Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine state. Speaking at a Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Eid al-Adha celebration...
Rohingya crisis: Johnson warns Suu Kyi over Muslim treatment

Boris Johnson warns Aung San Suu Kyi over treatment of Rohingya

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has warned Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi that the treatment of the Muslim Rohingya is "besmirching" the country's reputation. Mr Johnson called on Ms Suu Kyi, the country's de facto leader,...
Rohingya protested in KL

Why thousands of Rohingya protested in KL on Merdeka eve

Rohingya workers who tried to join a protest are seen detained under peaceful gathering Act and for documentation purpose, according to police, near the Myanmar embassy in Kuala Lumpur August 30, 2017. ― Reuters...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says he will bring up the issue of Rohingya Muslims at the next UN General Assembly in New York later this month.

Erdoğan accuses Myanmar of ‘genocide’ as thousands of Rohingya flee to Bangladesh

Almost 400 people have died in violence that Myanmar’s military said was triggered by attacks on security forces by Rohingya insurgents Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim...
Turkey calls on UN to be active for Rohingya

Turkey calls on UN to be active for Rohingya

Turkey has called on the  to play a more dynamic role against the ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. “The United Nations should be more active in this issue,” Prime Minister...

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Rohingya refugees gesture to Bangladeshi fish sellers at the dawn fish market in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, March 27, 2018. Source: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

There are now 1.2 million Rohingya refugees

  ROHINGYA refugees from Burma (Myanmar) now number more than 1.2 million people, according to data from the United Nations. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) released...
Rohingya refugee girls are seen at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh. Photo: Anisur Rahman/ Star

Hiding from traffickers in ‘prison-like’ tents, Rohingya girls dream of school

  Trapped inside "prison-like" tents in Bangladesh's refugee camps because of fears they will be trafficked or sexually harassed, teenage Rohingya girls dream of going...
Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

CR Abrar, Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka, talks to Eresh Omar Jamal about Myanmar's genocidal campaign against the Rohingyas and...
People walk after a storm at Balukhali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh June 10, 2018. Kristiana Marton/Save the Children/Handout via REUTERS

Race against time: Officials struggle to protect Rohingya refugees ahead of peak monsoon

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - International aid agencies and Bangladesh authorities are struggling to protect hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees against deadly monsoon...
Rohingya girls face 'prison-like' conditions in refugee camps

Rohingya girls face ‘prison-like’ conditions in refugee camps

(CNN)Adolescent Rohingya girls are being kept in stifling conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh, unable to go out, deprived of education and facing prospects...