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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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...