Daily Archives: December 8, 2017

A army-led crackdown has forced some 626,000 people to flee Myanmar's northern Rakhine state and cross the border into squalid camps in Bangladesh in recent months. (Photo: AFP/Ed Jones)

China says UN resolutions ‘cannot solve’ Rohingya crisis

BEIJING: China said on Wednesday (Dec 6) that a UN resolution expressing grave concern over widespread abuses committed against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority "cannot help to ease the tensions and solve the problem". Beijing voted...
Dr. Nasir Uddin, who lives and works in Cox's Bazaar, delivered a lecture at the Asian Institute at University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs about the experiences of the over million refugees who have fled from Burma to Bangladesh. (Asian Institute, U of T)

Bangladesh professor calls on international community to ‘stand beside the Rohingya people’

Dr. Nasir Uddin, who lives and works in Cox’s Bazaar, comes to Toronto to share insight into the “subhuman” experiences of the over million refugees who have fled from Burma to Bangladesh Through the window,...
Kolkata: Rajnath Singh chairs crucial meeting on Rohingya crisis with Bangladesh bordering states

Kolkata: Rajnath Singh chairs crucial meeting on Rohingya crisis with Bangladesh bordering states

Home Minister Rajnath Singh is chairing a crucial meeting with states sharing border with Bangladesh at the West Bengal Secretariat in Kolkata. Rajnath Singh chairing the meeting Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday chaired a crucial...

Pope Francis Wades Into the Rohingya Crisis

The Pope treads carefully to avoid a diplomatic incident, even while focusing world attention on the Rohingya crisis. The much-ballyhooed papal tour of Myanmar and Bangladesh, which lasted from November 27 to December 2, ultimately...
At this mobile clinic in Balukhali, a midwife named Sharifa built a bamboo birthing table with her own hands. © UNFPA Bangladesh/Naymuzzaman Prince

US House passes resolution on “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingyas

WASHINGTON, Dec 6: The US House of Representatives has condemned “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims and called on Myanmar’s leadership to end attacks on minorities in the northern Rakhine state, in the stiffest congressional...

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No land’s people

No land’s people

  Cooperation among governments and tolerance among citizens will help us find a solution to the refugee crisis A large number of people in the world...
Gen. Min Aung Hlaing’s VK page attracted tens of thousands of followers before it was banned. Photo: thet aung/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

Top Myanmar General Booted From New Russian Social-Media Account

VK, Russia’s version of Facebook, has blocked Gen. Min Aung Hlaing’s page Myanmar’s top general has been kicked off the Russian social-media account where he...
Ethical cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

Ethical cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

  Ethnic cleansing of Rohingya people has continued for last few years in northern Rakhine State of Myanmar. Atrocities including severe beating, burning alive, water...
We understand difficulty: Rohingya pitch in to help Kerala flood victims

We understand difficulty: Rohingya pitch in to help Kerala flood victims

Taking a cue, other Rohingya settlements in the country also decided to start collecting money for the cause. “Jo musibat mein hai, woh musibat sabse...
Forces successfully prevent 'Rohingya influx', India providing 'necessary support' to Banglades, says BSF director general

Forces successfully prevent ‘Rohingya influx’, India providing ‘necessary support’ to Banglades, says BSF director...

  Indore: The Border Security Force (BSF) has successfully prevented the influx of Rohingyas into India after they fled Myanmar, director general of the force...