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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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...