Daily Archives: October 29, 2017

Rohingya refugees who crossed the border from Myanmar this week take shelter under a tent.

Bangladesh Considers Sterilization to Curb Rohingya Refugee Population

    The U.N. said there is a “consistent, methodical pattern” of killings, torture, rape and arson against Rohingya Muslim refugees. Bangladesh is considering sterilizing the Rohingya refugee population after health officials proposed the move to the...
A Rohingya Muslim woman, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, feeds her daughter inside the centre of Action contre La Faim (ACF) for malnutrition children near Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.

Malnutrition Crisis Grips Rohingya Refugee Children

  The U.N. children’s fund warns potentially life-threatening malnutrition is soaring among Rohingya refugee children who have fled to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh to escape violence and abuse in Myanmar. The U.N. children’s fund does not know...
Bangladeshi man killed in attack by Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

Bangladeshi man killed in attack by Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

A Bangladeshi man has been killed in an attack by Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar. The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Abdul Jabbar, who passed away around 3pm on Saturday while undergoing treatment, said...
1992 deal of Rohingya repatriation can have ‘additional’ features: US Ambassador Bernicat

1992 deal of Rohingya repatriation can have ‘additional’ features: US Ambassador Bernicat

US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat has said the 1992 deal of Rohingya repatriation can have additional characteristics considering the changed situation. “It is the two governments to decide,” he told bdnews24.com on the sidelines of an...
Aung San Suu Kyi at a ceremony to accept cash from private donors for development in Rakhine state. Photograph: Aung Shine Oo/AP

Suu Kyi shows her true colours

Re: Suu Kyi elevated to exclusive club of ethnic cleansers (Have Your Say, Oct28) David Brown notes the irony that Aung San Suu Kyi, who once won a Nobel Peace Prize, is now a mouthpiece...
Supporters in Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw rally to the defence of Aung San Suu Kyi. Photograph: Aung Shine Oo/AP

Rohingya crisis may be driving Aung San Suu Kyi closer to generals

Criticism of the Nobel laureate in the west is angering – and mobilising – her supporters at home On the top floor of the Myanmar Traditional Artists and Artisans Association in Yangon, the organisation’s vice-president...
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Follow Indira’s footsteps on Rohingya issue: BNP tells Hasina

Dhaka, Oct 28 (PTI) Bangladesh's main opposition BNP today urged Premier Sheikh Hasina to follow in the footsteps of India's former prime minister Indira Gandhi, in handling the Rohingya crisis as the country is...

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3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

YANGON, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Three soldiers have been killed with another injured in rocket attacks by an insurgent group on an anchored tugboat...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar Oct 27, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state

d telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region,...
Last year Mahathir Mohamad castigated Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi for defending the military's crackdown on the Rohingya. (Photo: AFP/Mohd RASFAN) Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/mahathir-asean-rohingya-malaysia-11650358

PM Mahathir vows ahead of ASEAN meet to help Rohingya bound for Malaysia

BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders...
More than a million Rohingyas in the squalid refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar are living a life full of misery and hardship. (AN Photo)

Life at a Rohingya camp: An Arab News report

Rohingya youth also faced with extremely limited educational and employment prospects DHAKA, Bangladesh: It was in the evening of June 18 in Dhaka that I...
Rohingya refugees rest in a police station in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, after they were prevented from going on a sea voyage to Malaysia, May 15, 2019.

US Report: Bangladesh Ignoring Sex Trafficking of Rohingya

Bangladeshi criminal groups take Rohingya women from refugee camps at night, exploit them in sex trafficking and return them during the day, the United...