Daily Archives: November 3, 2017

Ms Aung San Suu Kyi receiving flowers from a girl at Sittwe Airport in Rakhine state yesterday. Ms Suu Kyi visited violence-hit Maungdaw and Buthidaung during her one-day trip.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Suu Kyi urges Rakhine people ‘not to quarrel’

SITTWE (Myanmar) • Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi urged people "not to quarrel" as she made an unannounced trip to conflict-battered northern Rakhine state, her first visit to the region that has seen...
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi during her visit to the Rakhine State in western Myanmar on Thursday. Credit Reuters

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Moral Failure for Myanmar’s Rohingya

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi during her visit to the Rakhine State in western Myanmar on Thursday. Credit Reuters “We all have to try our best to live peacefully,” Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who...
What awaits special envoy Bob Rae as he arrives in Burma? Abused Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge

What awaits special envoy Bob Rae as he arrives in Burma? Abused Rohingya Muslims...

Canada’s newly appointed special envoy to the Rohingya refugee crisis arrived Wednesday in the South Asian region as Burma’s fleeing Muslim population continues to seek refuge in Bangladesh. Bob Rae, the former Ontario premier and...
Development and Peace - Caritas Canada launches an emergency call to help Rohingya refugees

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada launches an emergency call to help Rohingya refugees

Montreal, November 1, 2017 - Development and Peace - Caritas Canada is launching an emergency appeal to help Rohingya communities who have been forced to flee Myanmar and seek refuge in Bangladesh and is...
Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar's leader to the conflict-torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence [AP Photo]

Suu Kyi visits Rakhine as Rohingya exodus continues

  Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has visited Rakhine state for the first time since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims began fleeing the country to escape a brutal military operation launched...
The flight of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh Stranded in no man's land

Rohingya crisis demonstrates consequences of statelessness

Rohingya Muslims are a people without a state. This is at the center of an ongoing humanitarian crisis in South Asia and the biggest obstacle to finding a solution. DW examines Myanmar's controversial citizenship...
How Discrimination Began Against the Rohingya

How Discrimination Began Against the Rohingya

  Myanmar is a predominantly Buddhist country. Historically, there has been friction between the Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims. Anti-Rohingya rallies have become common in Myanmar. In this country, 90 percent of the population is Buddhist --...

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Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam talks with journalists at a Rohingya Camp in Teknaf of August 22, 2019. Photo: collected

No listed Rohingya expressed willingness to return, says Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner

Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam talks with journalists at a Rohingya Camp in Teknaf of August 22, 2019. Photo: collected Star Online...
Rohingya Muslims at a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

“I will kill … my entire family if I am forced to leave’: Panic...

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Plans for a second attempt at repatriating Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar have spread panic in the world’s largest refugee...
A Rohingya refugee carries a placard that says "We never return" at a protest against an earlier disputed repatriation programme at the Unchiprang refugee camp near Teknaf on November 15, 2018. (AFP)

Myanmar and Bangladesh to try repatriation again with 3,454 Rohingya

Myanmar authorities will accept up to 300 people a day in two camps for displaced people. The first attempt at voluntary refugee repatriation failed...
Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...