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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More than 620,000 Rohingya people have fled into Bangladesh [Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty International]

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya’s plight

  A man forced to bury his son after watching Myanmar's military kill him, a woman who was gang-raped by soldiers, and another woman who...
Reuters reporter Ko Wa Lone, left, and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo. (Facebook)

Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret papers’

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...
The remains of burnt villages near Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine State are seen on Oct. 10, 2017. Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said on Dec. 13, 2017. (Marion Thibaut / AFP/Getty Images)

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar in first month of...

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest...
What is important is the fact that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of five North-Eastern States

Facing the Rohingya challenge

India is spot on in its approach of tightening borders controls to handle the influx of Rohingya Muslims. However, unless New Delhi takes the...
Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border in Bangladesh where they have have taken shelter.video

VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on...