Daily Archives: November 13, 2017

Rakhine conflict has multiple patterns

Rakhine conflict has multiple patterns

Rajeev Bhattacharyya Ukhia/Tefnaf (Bangladesh), Nov 12 - On September 27, Aliahamat’s world came crashing down at a small village called Tolatoli in Myanmar’s infamous Rakhine. He lost eight members of his family out of a...
Editorial

Myanmar’s Rohingya policy damaging Bangladesh

It must be compelled to solve the problem It is estimated by a leading think tank that Bangladesh would need Tk 7,126 crore to provide food, shelter and other support to the Rohingyas until June...
Mumtaz, photographed here on September 27, 2017, fled from Myanmar with her daughter.

Accounts of rape, burning children and murder

  (CNN)Discarded and left for dead, Mumtaz says she found herself on top of a mound of charred, entangled bodies. "They killed and killed and piled the bodies up high. It was like cut bamboo," says...
The hopeful future meets with the Dalai Lama

The hopeful future meets with the Dalai Lama

Twenty-five young peace building leaders from 12 countries of conflict were brought together by the United States Institute of Peace to meet the world’s most iconic figure of peace   Peace is a word easily said...
Press briefing by Mr. Idriss Jazairy, Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights.

Ambassador Jazairy: ‘Myanmar’s Rohingyas are denied the right to have rights’

  (MENAFN Editorial) iCrowdNewswire - Nov 10, 2017 10 November 2017, GENEVA The Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter 'The Geneva Centre)Ambassador Idriss Jazairy emphasized - during...
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The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya is visible from space

In just months, more than 600,000 members of Myanmar’s ethnic Muslim minority, the Rohingya, have fled persecution into neighboring Bangladesh. When that many people move on earth, you can see it from space. The imagery...
Newly arrived Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar rest after having just crossed over the border, as they wait for permission to proceed towards a refugee camp near Ukhiya, Bangladesh, Friday. Picture: AP Photo/A.M. Ahad

Rape of Rohingya minority a weapon of genocide, says UN official

  Dhaka - A senior United Nations official said on Sunday she would raise the issue of persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya minority, especially sexual violence and torture, with the International Criminal Court (ICC). Pramila Patten, Special...
MINORITY. Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, who tried to cross the Naf river into Bangladesh to escape sectarian violence, are kept under watch by Bangladeshi security officials in Teknaf on December 25, 2016. AFP file photo Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel have intercepted 34 boats carrying some 340 Rohingyas at border points near Cox's Bazar. / AFP PHOTO / STR

Myanmar troops systematically gang-raped Rohingya women

UN envoy Many of these atrocities 'could be crimes against humanity,' says UN envoy Pramila Patten DHAKA, Bangladesh – Myanmar soldiers "systematically targeted" Rohingya women for gang-rape during violence against the minority Muslim community which...

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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...