Daily Archives: October 8, 2017

A demonstration to protest the inhumane oppression, ethnic cleansing and genocidal campaign against the Rohingya people of Myanmar was held Friday at Hamilton City Hall. - Barry Gray,The Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton rally protests atrocities against Rohingyas in Myanmar

A demonstration to protest the inhumane oppression, ethnic cleansing and genocidal campaign against the Rohingya people of Myanmar was held Friday afternoon at Hamilton City Hall. Tahmid Ahmed holds a sign condemning the slaughter...
As the Cold War ended and the internally stabilising effect of international confrontation faded, this already fragmented state, along with other countries

Myanmar’s minority strife: David I Steinberg

Since independence in 1948, Myanmar has experienced multiple ethnic rebellions. As the Cold War ended and the internally stabilising effect of international confrontation faded, this already fragmented state, along with other countries, experienced new ethno-religious...
515,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar's western state of Rakhine after Myanmar security forces

Rohingya insurgents open to peace but Myanmar ceasefire ending

  YANGON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Muslim Rohingya insurgents said on Saturday they are ready to respond to any peace move by the Myanmar government but a one-month ceasefire they declared to enable the delivery...
Rohingya crisis: BSF identifies 140 locations to stop illegal immigrants

Rohingya crisis: BSF identifies 140 locations to stop illegal immigrants

Surveillance equipment from other BSF posts have been diverted and deployed all along the eastern frontier   India to Bangladesh: Stop cattle smuggling, curb movement of Rohingyas BSF launches campaign against border touts sneaking Rohingyas into...
A group photo of Malaysia Airlines, MABKargo and iM4U reps in the cargo hold with the operating crew/pilots of MH6446 to Chittagong

IM4U and Malaysian Aviation Industry Join Forces to Help Rohingya Refugees

SEPANG: iM4U has joined forces with aviation industry players - Malaysia Airlines, MABkargo, Malindo Air, and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) to transport necessities to be distributed at refugee camps in Bangladesh. This follows the...
What next for Suu Kyi, Myanmar and the Rohingya?

What next for Suu Kyi, Myanmar and the Rohingya?

The plight of the Rohingya once again dominates international media headlines. But even though Suu Kyi is reluctant to stop the attacks, geopolitical interests are likely to prevail over any desire to take punitive...
Photo: Seriously wounded Rohingya refugees lie wherever there's space in an overcrowded college. (ABC News: James Bennett)

Myanmar: Video shows bodies and burning villages as army ‘continues campaign’ against Rohingya Muslims

Footage from inside Myanmar's alleged "ethnic cleansing" shows half-buried corpses, villages burning and desperate people fleeing through the mountains. The videos also appeared to contradict claims from the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu...

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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...