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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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...