Daily Archives: September 18, 2017

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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...