Daily Archives: September 17, 2017

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar (left) addressing the conference on Rohingya refugees in New Delhi on Friday

If Modi can think of Indian Muslims as dogs, what hope could Rohingya have:...

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar (left) addressing the conference on Rohingya refugees in New Delhi on Friday The former minister pointed out that three legislations, Passport Act, Foreigners Act and the Citizenship Act, forbade the...
Who is selling weapons to Myanmar? Most of Myanmar's military imports come from China, Russia, India, Israel and Ukraine.

Who is selling weapons to Myanmar?

Most of Myanmar's military imports come from China, Russia, India, Israel and Ukraine. The Myanmar army has shaped the country's politics and external affairs since it gained independence from the British in 1948. For more than...
Mr. Jinnah and the Rohingya - At the heart of every genocide lies a great theft

Mr. Jinnah and the Rohingya

16-Sep-17 by Akbar Ahmed The Rohingya cause is lost, lamented Dr. Wakar Uddin's father on learning of Mr. Jinnah's death in 1948. Along with a Rohingya delegation, he had met Mr. Jinnah, the Quaid-i-Azam, twice...
Four measles and 16 polio infected patients were also found in the camps

HIV positive Rohingya found in Cox’s Bazar refugee camp

An HIV positive Rohingya refugee has been identified in Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar. Cox’s Bazar Civil Surgeon Dr Abdus Salam confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune. He said: “An HIV positive person...
Violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 25 [Showkat Shafi/Al Jazeera]

UN: Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh exceeds 400,000

Bangladeshi leader seeks global help as Rohingya Muslims continue to flee Myanmar, overwhelming Bangladesh. More than 400,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar into Bangladesh, the United Nations says as Bangladeshi leader heads to the US to...
Dozens of Rohingya refugees are being treated in a Bangladesh hospital for bullet wounds and blast injuries suffered in their flight from persecution in Rakhine state in Myanmar.

Hospital overwhelmed by Rohingya with lost limbs and bullet wounds

CHITTAGONG: Dozens of Rohingya refugees are being treated in a Bangladesh hospital for bullet wounds and blast injuries suffered in their flight from persecution in Rakhine state in Myanmar. Many have lost limbs and eyes...
Bangladeshi leader seeks global help as Rohingya Muslims continue to flee Myanmar, overwhelming Bangladesh.

Who are the Rohingya and what is happening in Myanmar?

HUNDREDS of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing into Bangladesh amid violent ethnic clashes that some are calling genocide. Here’s why. MYANMAR’S Rohingya Muslims have been called the world’s most persecuted minority, a people without...
Exhausted Rohingya refugees at a temporary refugee shelter in Cox's Bazar on September 9, 2017 Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Police: Do not shelter or rent houses to Rohingya

Police have asked Bangladeshi citizens not to shelter or rent houses to any Rohingya refugees who are attempting to leave the camps and spread out across the country. The announcement was made through a press...
A makeshift Rohingya refugee camp on the way to Teknaf from Cox’s Bazar. (Ismail Ferdous/For The Washington Post)

‘Blood flowed in the streets’: Refugees from one Rohingya village recount days of horror

UKHIA, Bangladesh — The soldiers arrived in the Burma village just after 8 a.m., the villagers said, ready to fight a war. They fired shots in the air, and then, the villagers claim, turned their...
What prompted her to cast aside her moral authority?

Why Aung San Suu Kyi isn’t protecting the Rohingya in Burma

Burma is essentially run by one of the world’s most lauded humanitarians — a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and a democracy icon. Aung San Suu Kyi, who leads the party in charge of the...

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3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

YANGON, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Three soldiers have been killed with another injured in rocket attacks by an insurgent group on an anchored tugboat...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar Oct 27, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state

d telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region,...
Last year Mahathir Mohamad castigated Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi for defending the military's crackdown on the Rohingya. (Photo: AFP/Mohd RASFAN) Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/mahathir-asean-rohingya-malaysia-11650358

PM Mahathir vows ahead of ASEAN meet to help Rohingya bound for Malaysia

BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders...
More than a million Rohingyas in the squalid refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar are living a life full of misery and hardship. (AN Photo)

Life at a Rohingya camp: An Arab News report

Rohingya youth also faced with extremely limited educational and employment prospects DHAKA, Bangladesh: It was in the evening of June 18 in Dhaka that I...
Rohingya refugees rest in a police station in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, after they were prevented from going on a sea voyage to Malaysia, May 15, 2019.

US Report: Bangladesh Ignoring Sex Trafficking of Rohingya

Bangladeshi criminal groups take Rohingya women from refugee camps at night, exploit them in sex trafficking and return them during the day, the United...