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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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

Myanmar asks Bangladesh to stop giving aid to stranded Rohingya refugees

  DHAKA – Myanmar has asked Bangladesh to stop providing aid to 6,000 Rohingya stranded on the border between the two countries since a military...
A Rohingya refugee is seen in Balukhali refugee camp at dawn near Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh, March 28, 2018. Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

‘Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day’ event to be held in Toronto on Aug. 25

  The Burma Task Force and the Canadian Rohingya Development Initiative say they have officially recognized Aug. 25 as “Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day.” In a press...
Why the Muslim world must protect the Rohingya

Why the Muslim world must protect the Rohingya

Author Hafed Al-Ghwell (August 11, 2018 17:15) The Rohingya refugee crisis stunned the world when the first reports emerged of widespread ethnic cleansing in Rakhine state...
Resettlement Minister Win Myat Aye, visit Maungdaw township of Rakhine State yesterday. Photo: Ministry of Information, Myanmar

Rohingya Repatriation: Progress quite insignificant

Diplomats say after Bangladesh delegation visits Maungdaw Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque and other members of the Bangladesh delegation, accompanied by...
Rohingya Of Myanmar Remain In Refugee Camps In Bangladesh

Rohingya Of Myanmar Remain In Refugee Camps In Bangladesh

  U.N. aid agencies and the government of Bangladesh have criticized Myanmar for delays in offering safe return to the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya...