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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...