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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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...