Daily Archives: November 2, 2017

Rohingya refugees work at a fish farm in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Oct. 31, 2017.

Bangladesh: Thousands of Rohingya Escape Refugee Camps in Search of Jobs

  Rohingya Farhim Urmin shivered as she faced a reporter at the door of her new home, a seaside hut miles from overcrowded refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar. The newcomer to Bangladesh seemed wary at first...
Pope Francis is being warned that even mentioning the Rohingya in his upcoming visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh this month will unleash a backlash from nationalist groups

Pope Francis faces chaotic backlash in Myanmar if he even mentions Rohingya

Pope Francis is being warned that even mentioning the Rohingya in his upcoming visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh this month will unleash a backlash from nationalist groups. Catholic leaders in the country admitted they were...
Terrified Rohingya Muslims await chance to enter Bangladesh

Myanmar blames Bangladesh for delaying accord on repatriating Rohingya

  YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar insisted on Wednesday it was ready to set up a repatriation process for Rohingya Muslims even as more risked their lives fleeing the country, but it voiced fears Bangladesh was...
Rohingya refugees line up to receive humanitarian aid in Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Oct. 26, 2017.

Myanmar Slams Bangladesh for Delaying Rohingya Return

  Myanmar is accusing neighboring Bangladesh of delaying the return of Rohingya Muslims forced to flee across the border to avoid a brutal campaign against them by Myanmar's military. A spokesman for Myanmar de facto leader...
European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides speaks during a press briefing at the Padma State Guest House in Dhaka, Bangladesh on November 1, 2017 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

‘The root causes of Rohingya crisis lie in Myanmar’

European Commissioner Christos Stylianides said he was shocked and appalled by the scale of the humanitarian crisis that he had witnessed during his visit to Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar The European Union (EU)...
UK parliament event discusses Rohingya atrocities

UK parliament event discusses Rohingya atrocities

  Panel organized by Union of European Turkish Democrats hosted Lord Ahmed, AK Party lawmaker, Burma Campaign UK director   Oppression and intervention by Myanmar’s military against Rohingya Muslims has intensified because the international community remains silent,...
Universities pressured to cut Myanmar ties over Rohingya crisis

Universities pressured to cut Myanmar ties over Rohingya crisis

Some academics call for institutions to break all links with the country, while others say educational partnerships are key to building peace Universities across the world are under increasing pressure to break ties with institutions...

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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...