Daily Archives: September 23, 2017

New Delhi’s relationship with the de facto leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, seems to have snowballed into a diplomatic debacle following her

Dancing with Suu Kyi – By E.D. Mathew

New Delhi’s relationship with the de facto leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, seems to have snowballed into a diplomatic debacle following her recent address to the Myanmar Parliament. Ms. Suu Kyi pointedly...
Myanmar is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya people, according to the verdict of international Permanent Peoples' Tribunal.

Suu Kyi’s crown of thorns: the future of the Rohingyas and Myanmar are both...

If anything, Aung San Suu Kyi’s 29-minute State of the Union address underlined the crown of thorns that she wears. When Myanmar’s State Counsellor and non-official head of government, broke her resolute silence today on...
BBC reporters in Myanmar witnessed burning Muslim villages.video

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Speech On The Rohingya Crisis Was Unworthy Of Her Nobel...

Imagine there were an ongoing humanitarian crisis — one approaching genocide — and a...
Rohingya refugees lit candle inside their makeshift tent, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh September 16, 2017

How We Were Seduced by Aung San Suu Kyi

As the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar has unfolded over the past month, one of the most visceral aspects of the commentary in the international media has not been the trauma of the poor people...
From left: Judges Nursyahbani Katjasungkana, Shadi Sadr, Boehringer, Feierstein, Helen Jarvis, Nello Rossi and Zulaiha Ismal at the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal at Universiti Malaya on Friday.

People’s tribunal finds Myanmar guilty of Rohingya genocide

KUALA LUMPUR: The Myanmar government is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya people and other Muslim minorities, according to the international Permanent Peoples' Tribunal. The seven-man panel tribunal announced its verdict after considering documentary and...
A Rohingya family negotiates a flooded refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar this week.

Call for UN safe zones to allow Rohingya to return to Myanmar

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called for the UN to set up and police “safe zones” inside Myanmar to protect the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees. The impoverished South Asian nation...
Rohingya refugees mourn the death of a relative, who lost his live when their boat capsized during their Naf River crossing, in the Bangladeshi city of Teknaf, on September 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP)

The Rohingya alarm

Paris—As is so often the case, it was an artist who sounded the warning. His name is Barbet Schroeder, and the alert that he issued came in the form of his fine, sober film...
Fear and terror are a constant for many of the children who make up about 60 per cent of the more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled terrible persecution in Myanmar. This child is in line for aid in a camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Friday. (Cathal McNaughton/Reuters)

‘Heavily traumatized ‘ Rohingya children go from terror in Myanmar to refugee camp chaos...

  'Dramatic expansion' of makeshift camps for Rohingya fleeing Myanmar captured by satellite images Myanmar violence 'reminiscent' of massacres in Bosnia, Rwanda, UN hears Rohingya refugees' access to food, water an increasing concern Canada acknowledges violence against Rohingya...

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Three Rohingya from same family killed by Bangladesh truck

  17 Jul 2018  DHAKA: A truck overturned in a Bangladeshi refugee camp for Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar on Monday, killing at least four refugees, three...

‘IOM to help Bangladesh repatriate Rohingyas’

Visiting Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing on Monday reaffirmed Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that his organisation will...

When will world step in to alleviate Rohingya suffering?

by RAMZY BAROUD July 17, 2018 Responding to a Myanmar official’s claim that his country is not targeting Rohingya in a genocidal campaign, but is defending...

Torn apart by violence, Rohingya families connect through letters

July 17, 2018 Inside a bamboo shelter on Bangladesh’s eastern coast, 58-year-old Sait Banu held a dog-eared note from her husband. “If you find a good...

Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrives

By KRISTEN GELINEAU, Jul 17, 2018 The hill on which the young woman's shelter is being built is so unstable that the earth crumbles under...