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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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...