Daily Archives: October 22, 2017

ARSA Chief Commander Ata Ullah, surrounded by members of the group, in this recently disclosed photo COLLECTED

Exclusive: ARSA open to surrender, but only under UN supervision

Adil Sakhawat Published at 10:55 PM October 21, 2017 This is the final part of the five-part series on the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) for which Dhaka Tribune’s Adil Sakhawat interviewed almost 20 ARSA members....
Dealing With Rohingya Crisis In Nepal, Bangladesh And India – Analysis

Dealing With Rohingya Crisis In Nepal, Bangladesh And India – Analysis

October 21, 2017 Observer Research Foundation 0 Comment Bangladesh, Burma, Human Rights, India, Islam, Nepal, Rakhine, Refugees, Rohingyas, South Asia, Southeast Asia By Observer Research Foundation The exodus of Rohingyas from Myanmar affected Bangladesh and India...
This mother said she had to flee her village when she finally did get food, she couldn't feed her daughter. BBC

Number of Rohingya refugees reaches 589,000 as humanitarian crisis looms

The United Nations says the number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Myanmar is now up to 589,000. Seven thousand crossed into Bangladesh on Friday. Over the past two months, religious and ethnic tensions...
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Muhammad Yunus: Aung San Suu Kyi 100 percent to blame for Rohingya plight –...

In what the United Nations has called "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing", in recent weeks more than half a million majority-Muslim Rohingya have fled Myanmar for neighbouring Bangladesh. Myanmar's security forces and Buddhist vigilantes...
Yunus blames Suu Kyi for Rohingya genocide

Yunus blames Suu Kyi for Rohingya genocide

Muhammad Yunus speaks in an interview with Al Jazeera. Photo: Al Jazeera   In an interview with Al Jazeera, Nobel Peace laureate and economist Muhammad Yunus placed the blame on de facto leader and fellow Nobel...
Under the cluster village method, around 250,000 Rohingya people can be rehabilitated on the 5,000-acre landmass of the island allocated for the rehabilitation Shahed Shafiq/Bangla Tribune

How exactly will Rohingyas be rehabilitated at Bhasan Char?

As of October 17, the UN Refugee Agency estimated that around 582,000 Rohingya people had entered Bangladesh since the latest military crackdown began in Rakhine state in Myanmar in August. The Bangladesh government has...

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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...