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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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...