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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Rohingya refugees gesture to Bangladeshi fish sellers at the dawn fish market in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, March 27, 2018. Source: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

There are now 1.2 million Rohingya refugees

  ROHINGYA refugees from Burma (Myanmar) now number more than 1.2 million people, according to data from the United Nations. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) released...
Rohingya refugee girls are seen at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh. Photo: Anisur Rahman/ Star

Hiding from traffickers in ‘prison-like’ tents, Rohingya girls dream of school

  Trapped inside "prison-like" tents in Bangladesh's refugee camps because of fears they will be trafficked or sexually harassed, teenage Rohingya girls dream of going...
Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

Rohingya case, a litmus test for the world community

CR Abrar, Professor of International Relations at the University of Dhaka, talks to Eresh Omar Jamal about Myanmar's genocidal campaign against the Rohingyas and...
People walk after a storm at Balukhali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh June 10, 2018. Kristiana Marton/Save the Children/Handout via REUTERS

Race against time: Officials struggle to protect Rohingya refugees ahead of peak monsoon

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - International aid agencies and Bangladesh authorities are struggling to protect hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees against deadly monsoon...
Rohingya girls face 'prison-like' conditions in refugee camps

Rohingya girls face ‘prison-like’ conditions in refugee camps

(CNN)Adolescent Rohingya girls are being kept in stifling conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh, unable to go out, deprived of education and facing prospects...