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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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...