Daily Archives: October 5, 2017

In addition, the all mosques, madrasas and schools have been ordered to be demolished.

Aid workers told to leave Kutupalong Rohingya camp after sunset: In addition, the all...

The government has announced that anyone found without authorised identification in the Rohingya refugee camps will be arrested promptly Cox’s Bazar district administration has announced that no one will be allowed entry to the Rohingya...
Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Myanmar

Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Myanmar

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladeshi authorities have destroyed about 20 boats that ferried Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, accusing smugglers of using the huge exodus to bring methamphetamine into the country. Refugees...
Boyd: Recognize Suu Kyi’s culpability in Rohingya genocide

Boyd: Recognize Suu Kyi’s culpability in Rohingya genocide

The world is witnessing a case of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. The minority Rohingya Muslim population in Rakhine State are being systematically killed, terrorized and driven from their homes. Over 500,000 Rohingya have fled...
Over 18 Cornell Organizations to Rally in Support for Rohingya Crisis

Over 18 Cornell Organizations to Rally in Support for Rohingya Crisis

A diverse student coalition including more than 18 organizations will co-host a “Week of Action” in November to raise awareness and collect donations for the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar. The Rohingya people are a Muslim...
India cannot deport Rohingyas as it has signed international conventions, Fali Nariman tells SC

India cannot deport Rohingyas as it has signed international conventions, Fali Nariman tells SC

The advocate also said that the Centre’s painting of all Rohingyas as terrorists was absurd. India cannot deport Rohingyas as it has signed international conventions, Fali Nariman tells SC AFP Advocate Fali S Nariman told the Supreme...
Buddhist nationalists and ethnic cleansing in Myanmar part 1: an introduction to the current crisis

Buddhist nationalists and ethnic cleansing in Myanmar part 1: an introduction to the current...

Since August over 420,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and seeking refuge in Bangladesh. Sarah Seniuk and Abby Kulisz interview Michael Jerryson, a scholar who works on Buddhist-Muslim relations in Southeast...
Ethnic cleansing? What ethnic cleansing? That was the message, more or less, delivered by a top Burmese official to a closed-door audience in D.C.

Exclusive: The Secret Talk Burma’s Generals Didn’t Want You to Hear

Ethnic cleansing? What ethnic cleansing? That was the message, more or less, delivered by a top Burmese official to a closed-door audience in D.C. As human rights groups document an ethnic cleansing of Burma’s Rohingya...
Newly arrived Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar walk as they continue their journey in to a camp for refugees in Teknaf, Bangladesh, Monday, Oct. 02, 2017. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

World Leaders Must Stop Rohingya Persecution

  What’s happening to the Muslim-minority Rohingyas in Myanmar is nothing close to any humanitarian crisis that has erupted by an active war. The tragedy in this crisis is that there is no civil war...

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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...
More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed from Rakhine state, in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, into Bangladesh from August last year

‘Can’t eat, can’t sleep’: Rohingya on Myanmar repatriation list

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Nov 9 (Reuters) - For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning...
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Bangladesh silent on Canadian offer to take Rohingya refugees including rape victims

Bangladesh did not accept an offer by Canada to take in Rohingya refugees, including women who were raped, Canadian officials said, as the South...