Daily Archives: December 4, 2017

The countries who are concerned about the Rohingyas can also rehabilitate them in their own land

Obaidul Quader: Rohingya may be rehabilitated in Bhasan Char

  'The countries who are concerned about the Rohingyas can also rehabilitate them in their own land' The displaced Rohingya refugees, who entered Bangladesh escaping persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, may be rehabilitated in Bhasan Char,...
Rohingya ‘fake news,’ Myanmar official says

Rohingya ‘fake news,’ Myanmar official says

Officials in Myanmar are dubbing the religious minority of Rohingya Muslims “fake news,” The New York Times reported Saturday. “There is no such thing as Rohingya. It is fake news,” said U Kyaw San Hla,...
Pope Francis shakes hands with Rohingya refugees during an interreligious and ecumenical meeting for peace on Friday in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Pope explains why he didn’t use the word ‘Rohingyas’ in Myanmar

Pope Francis returned to Rome on Saturday after his trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh Regarding references to Rohingya refugees, the Pope said in private meetings he went beyond his public words (CNN)After a week of taking...
political analyst Dr. Yan Myo Thein discusses Myanmar turn to China amid growing international pressure over Rakhine issue.

Myanmar Turns To China as It Faces International Criticism

This week, political analyst Dr. Yan Myo Thein discusses Myanmar turn to China amid growing international pressure over Rakhine issue.   Kyaw Zwa Moe: Welcome to Dateline Irrawaddy! Myanmar has faced growing criticism from the international...

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More than 620,000 Rohingya people have fled into Bangladesh [Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty International]

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya’s plight

  A man forced to bury his son after watching Myanmar's military kill him, a woman who was gang-raped by soldiers, and another woman who...
Reuters reporter Ko Wa Lone, left, and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo. (Facebook)

Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret papers’

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...
The remains of burnt villages near Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine State are seen on Oct. 10, 2017. Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said on Dec. 13, 2017. (Marion Thibaut / AFP/Getty Images)

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar in first month of...

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest...
What is important is the fact that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of five North-Eastern States

Facing the Rohingya challenge

India is spot on in its approach of tightening borders controls to handle the influx of Rohingya Muslims. However, unless New Delhi takes the...
Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border in Bangladesh where they have have taken shelter.video

VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on...