Daily Archives: September 7, 2017

Emine Erdogan is greeted at Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport by state foreign minister Shahriar Alam on early Thursday.

Turkey First Lady Emine Erdogan arrives in Bangladesh to meet Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar

  Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdogan has arrived in Dhaka early Thursday to meet Rohingya Muslims who have fled persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. A special aircraft carrying her and her entourage that includes the foreign...
Hackers target govt websites in cyber spillover from Arakan crisis

Hackers target govt websites in cyber spillover from Arakan crisis

Hackers targeted several government websites this week, according to state media, apparently in retaliation for Burma’s treatment of the country’s Muslim minority, as international attention on the plight of the Rohingya in northern Arakan...
First aid allowed in region, sent by Turkey, reaches Rohingya

First aid allowed in region, sent by Turkey, reaches Rohingya

The initial delivery of 1,000 tons of humanitarian aid that has reached Bangladesh will be followed by 10,000 tons more aid The first shipment of Turkey’s humanitarian aid, facilitated by aid agency TİKA, to Rohingya...
Sep 8 to be observed as ‘solidarity day’ with Rohingya Muslims: Mirwaiz

Sep 8 to be observed as ‘solidarity day’ with Rohingya Muslims: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, Sep 05: Condemning the killings and persecution of Rohingya Muslims, Hurriyat (M) chairman and chief cleric of Kashmir, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday said that September 8 will be observed as “Solidarity Day”...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during the meeting of ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party provincial heads at the AK Party Headquarters in Ankara, Turkey on September 6, 2017. (Okan Özer - Anadolu Agency)

Rohingya plight fed by calculations: Turkish president

On latest North Korean nuclear test, Recep Tayyip Erdogan says nobody wins in battles of weapons of mass destruction Turkey’s president said on Wednesday that “different calculations” had kept the Rohingya plight alive for many...
Indonesian Muslims staged the angry protest against Myanmar's persecution of its Rohingya Muslim minority and calling for the government to take a tougher stance against it.

The Latest: Myanmar official: Insurgents seek separate state

  KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the resulting flood of ethnic Rohingya refugees into neighboring Bangladesh (all times local): 6 p.m. The Myanmar government's top security adviser says an...
A Rohingya Muslim helps his elderly family member and child as they arrive at a refugee camp on the Bangladesh side of the border Tuesday. The man said he lost several family members in Myanmar.

Students protest in support of Rohingya Muslims

On Monday, similar protests were held in Tral town. Srinagar—Students in Kulgam and Pulwama districts in South Kashmir took to the streets on Tuesday to denounce attacks on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. On Monday, similar protests...
Smoke and flames in Myamar are seen from the Bangladeshi side of the border on Sunday.

I am a Rohingya Muslim, stateless I stay!

Had this been the killings of Christians or the Jewish community, whole world would have shown solidarity Muslims in Burma are facing barbaric onslaught. The images shared on social media look extremely horrific and shambolic....
A Rohingya woman rests for a moment with her children Tuesday after crossing into Bangladesh. She says she lost several members of her family in Myanmar, where a new spate of violence has sent more than 100,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing what they describe as certain death.

Rohingya Muslims: An international plea for humanity

World leaders must fulfil their humanitarian duties and responsibilities towards these people By Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi Innumerable speeches have been given on the subject of humanitarianism and the need to care for refugees. These powerful...
Take away Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel peace prize. She no longer deserves it George Monbiot

Take away Aung San Suu Kyi’s Nobel peace prize. She no longer deserves it...

Few of us expect much from political leaders: to do otherwise is to invite despair. But to Aung San Suu Kyi we entrusted our hopes. To mention her name was to invoke patience and...

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Three Rohingya from same family killed by Bangladesh truck

  17 Jul 2018  DHAKA: A truck overturned in a Bangladeshi refugee camp for Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar on Monday, killing at least four refugees, three...

‘IOM to help Bangladesh repatriate Rohingyas’

Visiting Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing on Monday reaffirmed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that his organisation will...

When will world step in to alleviate Rohingya suffering?

by RAMZY BAROUD July 17, 2018 Responding to a Myanmar official’s claim that his country is not targeting Rohingya in a genocidal campaign, but is defending...

Torn apart by violence, Rohingya families connect through letters

July 17, 2018 Inside a bamboo shelter on Bangladesh’s eastern coast, 58-year-old Sait Banu held a dog-eared note from her husband. “If you find a good...

Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrives

By KRISTEN GELINEAU, Jul 17, 2018 The hill on which the young woman's shelter is being built is so unstable that the earth crumbles under...