Daily Archives: October 24, 2017

King Abdullah Foundation supports education of over 76,000 Rohingya refugee children

King Abdullah Foundation supports education of over 76,000 Rohingya refugee children

A classroom where Rohingya refugees are given education. RIYADH — The King Abdullah Foundation has launched an initiative to support the education of more than 76,000 Rohingya refugee children, in cooperation with the United Nations...
Jordan’s Queen Rania denounces ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya

Jordan’s Queen Rania denounces ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya

  Jordanian Queen Rania Al Abdullah on Monday called on the international community to respond “effectively, quickly, and generously” to alleviate the suffering of the Rohingya, decrying global inaction in the face of “what many...
Rohingya refugees line up to receive humanitarian aid in Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

There’s only one conclusion on the Rohingya in Myanmar: It’s genocide

  (CNN)The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar is now widely described as ethnic cleansing. But the situation has been evolving. And now, it seems, we can no longer avoid the conclusion we have all been dreading....
Stakeholders press energy companies doing business with Myanmar to address Rohingya crisis

Stakeholders press energy companies doing business with Myanmar to address Rohingya crisis

Investors with more than $53 billion in assets sign letters calling for an end to 'business as usual' in light of military crackdown FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A group of...
Newly arrived Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh at an informal settlement. Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times

Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Will Soon Exceed 1 Million, U.N. Says

GENEVA — The Bangladesh population of Rohingya Muslims who have fled deadly persecution in neighboring Myanmar will soon exceed one million and the crisis shows no sign of easing, the United Nations said on...
Haya calls on global powers to do more for Rohingya

Haya calls on global powers to do more for Rohingya

DUBAI: Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, shared an image of...
UK aid for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh / Picture: IOM

UK leads international support for Rohingya crisis at landmark conference

Press release From: Department for International Development, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The Rt Hon Mark Field MP, and The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP Part of: Humanitarian emergencies, Bangladesh, Burma, and UK Mission to the UN Geneva Published: 23 October...

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Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam talks with journalists at a Rohingya Camp in Teknaf of August 22, 2019. Photo: collected

No listed Rohingya expressed willingness to return, says Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner

Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam talks with journalists at a Rohingya Camp in Teknaf of August 22, 2019. Photo: collected Star Online...
Rohingya Muslims at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

“I will kill … my entire family if I am forced to leave’: Panic...

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Plans for a second attempt at repatriating Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar have spread panic in the world’s largest refugee...
A Rohingya refugee carries a placard that says "We never return" at a protest against an earlier disputed repatriation programme at the Unchiprang refugee camp near Teknaf on November 15, 2018. (AFP)

Myanmar and Bangladesh to try repatriation again with 3,454 Rohingya

Myanmar authorities will accept up to 300 people a day in two camps for displaced people. The first attempt at voluntary refugee repatriation failed...
Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...