Daily Archives: October 26, 2017

Rohingya refugees wait for relief aid at Kutupalong refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia yesterday.

Dhaka bans registration of marriages with Rohingya

Bangladesh yesterday barred marriage registrars from registering marriages in Cox’s Bazar, Bandarban, Rangamati and Chittagong districts till they are confirmed about the Bangladeshi nationality of the concerned men and women. Terming the areas as special...
Quader: India has changed its stance on Rohingya issue

Quader: India has changed its stance on Rohingya issue

India has changed its position and is now working with the Myanmar government to return the displaced Rohingya people from their country, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said. Quader – who is also...
China wants Bangladesh to deal directly with Myanmar and bring a "peaceful" solution to the Rohingya crisis "bilaterally”

China wants Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis directly with Myanmar

  China wants Bangladesh to deal directly with Myanmar and bring a "peaceful" solution to the Rohingya crisis "bilaterally”. Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque made China's position clear to the media after a meeting with Beijing’s...
Rohingya refugees face uncertain future

Rohingya refugees face uncertain future

A few families of the ‘illegal immigrants’ in Wayanad are awaiting for an SC directive While the media is seriously discussing issues related to the deportation of Rohingya Muslim refugees in the country, a few...
Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan to discuss repatriation of refugees in Myanmar

Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan to discuss repatriation of refugees in Myanmar

Looking to Myanmar’s good will, says Bangladesh Home Minister Khan Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said he looks to Myanmar’s ‘good will’ to take back Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh. Khan demanded the repatriation of refugees to...
Rohingya children in Cox’s Bazar, across the border from Myanmar in Bangladesh. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

Rohingya girls under 10 raped while fleeing Myanmar, charity says

Médecins Sans Frontières says more than half the girls it has treated after sexual assaults are under 18 Rohingya children, some of them under 10 years old, are receiving treatment for rape in camps on...
India engaged with Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis: Diplomats

India engaged with Myanmar to solve Rohingya crisis: Diplomats

Rohingyas wait for boats at Shah Porir Dwip to go to the mainland in Cox's Bazar's Teknaf. Photo taken. Photo: mostafigur rahman India is engaged with Myanmar to bring a solution to the Rohingya crisis...
Religious Factors in the Rohingya Crisis: A Horrific State of Limbo

Religious Factors in the Rohingya Crisis: A Horrific State of Limbo

Photo taken on May 19, 2013, in Bangladesh, at a European Commission funded clinic that serves both the refugees and the local villages. In the photo, women from both communities await their turn for...

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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...