Daily Archives: November 12, 2017

Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said he believed that not only Malaysia, but other countries like Asean’s dialogue partners would raise the issue regarding the Rohingya Muslims. — Reuters pic

Anifah: Asean summit to discuss Rohingya refugee crisis

  The Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar is expected to be raised at the 31st Asean Summit and Related Summits, which kicks off here tomorrow, with the possibility of it being discussed behind closed door. Malaysian...
U2 in concert at the SSE Arena in Belfast. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

U2 condemn Suu Kyi’s silence on violence against Rohingya people

Rock group’s blog post does not acknowledge Bono’s involvement in offshore investments about 10 hours ago Sorcha Pollak U2 has condemned Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi for her silence in the face of “violence and terror...
EU has limited options for helping Rohingya refugees

EU Foreign Ministers Urged To Pressure Burmese Authorities To End Crimes Against Rohingya

  As EU Foreign Ministers meet on 13 November to discuss the continuing humanitarian and human rights crisis in Rakhine State, Burma, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling for action to pressure Burma’s authorities to...
A protest in Peshawar in Pakistan against Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi over violence against the Rohingya. Photograph: Bilawal Arbab/EPA

Will Suu Kyi overcome the challenges?

  Caught between allegations of genocide from abroad and claims she’s a traitor to Buddhism at home, The Lady’s short reign is in deep crisis Nearly two years after winning a landslide election victory, Myanmar’s de...
Rohingya refugees at Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. Photo: Reuters

How the international community failed Rohingyas

The deplorable situation highlights the consequences of conflict in multi-ethnic societies and its implications to regional peace and security. Myanmar's brutal crackdown on the Rohingya – a largely Muslim group in Rakhine, north-western Myanmar –...

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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...