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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3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

YANGON, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Three soldiers have been killed with another injured in rocket attacks by an insurgent group on an anchored tugboat...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar Oct 27, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state

d telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region,...
Last year Mahathir Mohamad castigated Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi for defending the military's crackdown on the Rohingya. (Photo: AFP/Mohd RASFAN) Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/mahathir-asean-rohingya-malaysia-11650358

PM Mahathir vows ahead of ASEAN meet to help Rohingya bound for Malaysia

BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders...
More than a million Rohingyas in the squalid refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar are living a life full of misery and hardship. (AN Photo)

Life at a Rohingya camp: An Arab News report

Rohingya youth also faced with extremely limited educational and employment prospects DHAKA, Bangladesh: It was in the evening of June 18 in Dhaka that I...
Rohingya refugees rest in a police station in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, after they were prevented from going on a sea voyage to Malaysia, May 15, 2019.

US Report: Bangladesh Ignoring Sex Trafficking of Rohingya

Bangladeshi criminal groups take Rohingya women from refugee camps at night, exploit them in sex trafficking and return them during the day, the United...