Daily Archives: November 23, 2017

Rakhine State is an open-air prison for Rohingyas, says Amnesty

Rakhine State is an open-air prison for Rohingyas, says Amnesty

HUMAN rights group Amnesty International has accused the government of Burma (Myanmar) of creating apartheid and an “open-air prison” in between Rohingya Muslims and the rest of the population in its restive, northern Rakhine...
Rohingya women carry blankets and other supplies they collected from aid distribution centers in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh on Tuesday. (Wong Maye-E/AP)

U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’

Rohingya women carry blankets and other supplies they collected from aid distribution centers in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh on Tuesday. (Wong Maye-E/AP) By Carol Morello and Max Bearak November 22 at 6:07 PM The...

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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...