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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Fire at Rohingya camp

Fire at Rohingya camp in Ukhia

24 April, 2019 Cox's Bazar's Kutupalong Rohingya camp was hit by a fire. This happened on (today) Wednesday afternoon. Three units of fire service are...
ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

NAYPYITAW—The Arakan National Party (ANP) on Monday proposed abolishing the National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) at a meeting of the joint committee to draft...
FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - It was after Mohib Ullah scored his first political victories that the death threats began in earnest. On...
Malaysia's government has set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry to probe the Wang Kelian deaths [File: Damir Sagolj/Reuters]

Rohingya trapped inside a ‘genocide zone’

Declaring Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terror group won't impact them much Rohingya Muslims trapped in no man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh are sitting ducks...
Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

A Malaysian inquiry into the 2015 discovery of suspected human-trafficking camps and graves in the jungle heard Thursday police found one of the sites...