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...
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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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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...