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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More than 620,000 Rohingya people have fled into Bangladesh [Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty International]

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya’s plight

  A man forced to bury his son after watching Myanmar's military kill him, a woman who was gang-raped by soldiers, and another woman who...
Reuters reporter Ko Wa Lone, left, and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo. (Facebook)

Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret papers’

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...
The remains of burnt villages near Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine State are seen on Oct. 10, 2017. Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said on Dec. 13, 2017. (Marion Thibaut / AFP/Getty Images)

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar in first month of...

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest...
What is important is the fact that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of five North-Eastern States

Facing the Rohingya challenge

India is spot on in its approach of tightening borders controls to handle the influx of Rohingya Muslims. However, unless New Delhi takes the...
Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border in Bangladesh where they have have taken shelter.video

VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on...