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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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...