Daily Archives: October 9, 2017

Rendering aid to the Rohingya through education

Rendering aid to the Rohingya through education

MALAYSIANS KINI | Like many Malaysians, Tengku Emma Zuriana only came to know about the Rohingya when a group of around 450 people from the ethnic community arrived on the shores of Langkawi in...
Rohingya influx in Bangladesh has increased in the past few monthsAFP

Bangladesh foreign secretary: No sign of radicalisation among the Rohingya

Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque stresses that he has not seen any sign of radicalisation among Rohingya refugees. While New Delhi’s stance is that Rohingya refugees in India pose a national security threat amid fears...
Rohingya refugees look through a fence as they wait outside of aid distribution premises at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh October 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Exclusive: West edges towards punishing Myanmar army leaders over Rohingya crisis

Rohingya refugees look through a fence as they wait outside of aid distribution premises at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh October 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain YANGON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Union and...
More than 500,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since August 25 [File: Showkat Shafi/Al Jazeera

Two die, scores missing as Rohingya boat capsizes

Rescue operation under way after boat overcrowded with people fleeing Myanmar violence sinks on its way to Bangladesh.   At least two people have died and scores are missing, including many children, after a boat packed...
Noor Hussain Arkani, president of the Burmese Muslim Welfare Organization in Pakistan, represents the 300,000-strong Rohingya community, one of the oldest refugee populations in the country, having arrived more than 50 years ago.

We are an asset, not a liability: Rohingya leader in Pakistan

KARACHI: Noor Hussain Arkani, president of the Burmese Muslim Welfare Organization in Pakistan, represents the 300,000-strong Rohingya community, one of the oldest refugee populations in the country, having arrived more than 50 years ago. “Just...
Myanmar: Video shows bodies and burning villages as army ‘continues campaign’ against Rohingya Muslims

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

Footage shows bodies and burning in Myanmar's 'ethnic cleansing' of 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...
Maj Gen (Retd) Anup Kumar Chakma, former Bangladesh ambassador to Myanmar (2009 – 2014) Collected

‘The Rohingya are a Myanmar problem, has to be solved by Myanmar, in Myanmar’

Maj Gen (Retd) Anup Kumar Chakma, former Bangladesh ambassador to Myanmar (2009 – 2014), elaborated the Rohingya issue from a diplomatic perspective to the Dhaka Tribune's Syed Zainul Abedin How would you describe your five-year...
Aung San Suu Kyi: De facto leader of the Burmese under intense controversy during Rohingya crisis

Aung San Suu Kyi: De facto leader of the Burmese under intense controversy during...

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has been the center of controversy in southeast Asia as the crisis with the Rohingya rages on. While human rights abuses have increased in the jungles of eastern...

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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...