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Russia against foreign intervention in Myanmar

Russia against foreign intervention in Myanmar

Attempts at intervening in Myanmar’s internal affairs may have only one net effect - still deeper interreligious discord, Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday, reports Russian news agency Tass. “It is essential...
ICC Declines To Protect Stateless Rohingya From Genocide And Crimes Against Humanity

ICC Declines To Protect Stateless Rohingya From Genocide And Crimes Against Humanity – OpEd

We the undersigned organisations would like to stress that, with the initiative of the Arakan Rohingya National Organisation (ARNO), the Rohingya Intellectual Community Association of Australia filed through their Counsel, a communication with the...
Angelina Jolie ahead of meeting at the United Nations (Image: AP)

Birmingham protesters condemn ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie also calls on Burmese leader to speak out against violence Hundreds of protesters called for an end to the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma at a rally outside Birmingham’s Bullring...
Rohingya refugees settling in Cox’s Bazar near the Myanmar border, Bangladesh. Photograph: Noor Alam for the Guardian

Monsoon rain adding to Rohingya camp misery

Torrential rain brings swamp-like conditions to camp in Bangladesh housing hundreds of thousands of people fleeing violence in Myanmar Heavy monsoon rain is flooding makeshift camps in Bangladesh housing hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya...
Rohingya refugees who escaped from Myanmar gather at Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on Sunday [Showkat Shafi/Al Jazeera]

We will kill you all’: Rohingya beg for safe passage

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims encircled by hostile Buddhists in Rathedaung township are pleading for a secure way out.   Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in violence-wracked northwest Myanmar are pleading with authorities for safe passage from two...
Rohingya refugees after crossing the Naf River that separates Myanmar and Bangladesh, as villages burned in the background. Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times

How Violence in Myanmar Radicalized a New Generation of Rohingya

BALUKHALI, Bangladesh — Nazir Hossain, the imam of a village in far western Myanmar, gathered the faithful around him after evening prayers last month. In a few hours, more than a dozen Arakan Rohingya...
There is something Muslims of Kashmir can also do. Their is a camp of Rohingya Muslims in Jammu

Rohingya Muslims: Face the Reality

The first step to find a solution to a problem is to accept the reality of the problem, as it exists, and then see if something can be done about it. The reality of...

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Rohingya refugee children shout slogans during a protest against repatriation efforts, Unchiprang refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Nov. 15, 2018.

Rohingya Shot in Camp in Myanmar

    Reports of shootings, allegedly by Myanmar police, at a camp for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state have sparked concern by United Nations officials. Knut Ostby,...
Bangladesh has made some improvements to the islet, including housing for about 100,000 refugees. A look at the development of Bhasan Char, formed by silt deposits from the Meghna River, over the past 20 years.

Bhasan Char: Bangladesh Builds New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh

Rohingya Repatriation: Asean to send taskforce to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has decided to send a regional taskforce to Myanmar to assist the Rohingya repatriation from Bangladesh. The decision...
Repatriations are set to begin on Thursday, but most, if not all, have said they do not want to go back

Rohingya refugees flee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

  Rohingya Muslims say their evening prayers in a half completed structure at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.Photograph: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rohingya refugees are...
King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) meeting receiving Bangladesh s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (L) at the royal palace in the capital Riyadh on October 17, 2018. (Photo via AFP)

Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh: Report

Saudi Arabia is set to send scores of Rohingya Muslim refugees to Bangladesh, years after they fled persecution in their home country; but have...