Daily Archives: October 30, 2017

Demonstrators gather to show their support for the military on October 29, 2017 in Yangon, Myanmar. The military has been accused by the international community of causing the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims. - Lauren DeCicca,Getty Images

Misinformation spread on Facebook contributing to Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis

Ultranationalist monk banned from public preaching took to social media platform to promote false information about minority group Demonstrators gather to show their support for the military on October 29, 2017 in Yangon, Myanmar. The...
Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ma Mingqiang

Chinese ambassador: Dhaka, Beijing to sit together to solve the Rohingya issue

Chinese ambassador: Dhaka, Beijing to sit together to solve the Rohingya issue File Photo: Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar wait to be let through by Bangladeshi border guards after crossing the border in Palang...
Khaleda reaches Cox's Bazar on the way to Rohingya refugee camps

Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda reaches Cox’s Bazar on the way to Rohingya refugee camps

  BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has arrived in Cox's Bazar to visit Rohingya refugee camps at Ukhia. The BNP chief reached the southwestern district at 8pm on Sunday after her overnight stay in Chittagong. Her motorcade...
United Nations Security Council must go tough on Myanmar

UNSC must go tough on Myanmar

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque said the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) must take a strong stance against the Myanmar government for the ongoing persecution of Rohingyas in Rakhine State. It...
President Trump, heed the plight of the Rohingya

President Trump, heed the plight of the Rohingya

Malatya, the town where I was born, hosts one of the 25 refugee camps across the plains of southeastern Turkey. With our NATO allies, the United States has helped provide 2,083 shipping containers in...
If Rohingya issue not solved now, it’ll be a problem for other countries: Bangladesh deputy high commissioner Toufique Hasan

If Rohingya issue not solved now, it’ll be a problem for other countries: Bangladesh...

“Now it (Rohingyas) is a problem for Bangladesh. If it is not solved, it will become a problem for you and then for all others. We hope all the countries in the region will...
Police to set up five camps at Kutupalong to watch Rohingyas

Bangladesh Police to set up five camps at Kutupalong to watch Rohingyas

  The government has instructed the police to set up five outposts at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar in an effort to beef up security after the killing of a Bangladeshi man in an...
International Organization for Migration

Over 817,000 Rohingyas now in Bangladesh: IOM

Two Months on from Outbreak of Violence, Number of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Reaches 817,000 Cox’s Bazar – A total of 817,000 Rohingya refugees are now living in the southern most district of Bangladesh. Since...
Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, rest inside a school compound at Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh. Nearly 600 000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state and arrived in Bangladesh since August 25 to avoid persecution that the United Nations has called ethnic cleansing. Picture: Dar Yasin/AP

Rohingya refugees need world’s help to survive

  Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) President Dr Joanne Liu describes her recent visit to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, where a refugee crisis is unfolding after renewed violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar: “Almost 600000 Rohingya refugees have sought...

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ROHINGYA. This picture taken on November 26, 2017 shows Rohingya Muslim refugees looking on near Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. File photo by Ed Jones/AFP

[OPINION] Myanmar is now erasing the Rohingya’s very name

News organizations are being prohibited from using the word 'Rohingya' in their shows The tragedy of the Rohingya Muslims of Burma began with the forced...
The Kutupalong refugee camp's mosques were full on Saturday morning as Rohingya refugees prayed

Rohingya refugees mark first Eid since Myanmar crackdown

The Kutupalong refugee camp's mosques were full on Saturday morning as Rohingya refugees prayed for safety from flash floods and sudden landslides that they...
An illuminated sign for Myanmar Beer, manufactured by Myanmar Brewery Ltd, is seen above restaurants and food stalls in the Chinatown area of Yangon, Myanmar. Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Japanese brewery gave donation to Myanmar army chief during Rohingya crisis

Japan urged to examine payment made by Kirin subsidiary at height of ethnic cleansing campaign in Rakhine state, which firm claims was for victims The...
Rohingya Boat People

Myanmar to Repatriate Rohingya Boat People, Return 12 to Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh sit in the rain after they and their wrecked boat washed up on a beach in Rathedaung township, western Myanmar's...
Landslides kill 12 as rain batters Rohingya refugees

Landslides kill 12 as rain batters Rohingya refugees

DHAKA: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least 12 people Tuesday in Bangladesh near camps housing one million Rohingya refugees, officials said. Aid agencies...