Daily Archives: December 12, 2017

This combo photo comprises of portraits of some of the Rohingya Muslim women taken during an interview with The Associated Press in Kutupalong and Gundum refugee camp in Bangladesh [Wong Maye-E/AP Photo]

Army’s rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical: AP

  The rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical, the Associated Press news agency found in interviews with 29 women and girls who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh. The sexual assault...

Rohingya refugees say they fear being sent back to Myanmar

Bangladesh and Myanmar are working on a plan to send hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar. The UN and rights groups say the plan is flawed because it does not guarantee...

Rohingya Women Detail Rape by Myanmar Forces

The rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar’s security forces has been sweeping and methodical, the Associated Press found in interviews with 29 women and girls who fled to neighboring Bangladesh. (Dec. 11) SOURCE: http://www.iosconews.com/youtube_3b382b8a-97ce-5bb3-a545-1d0ce4503f42.html
AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodical

AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodical

  UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — The newlyweds were asleep in their home in western Myanmar in June when seven soldiers charged in. The woman, a Rohingya Muslim who agreed to be identified by her first initial,...
Sisters Faridah, and Noor Fauziah Rashid fled Malaysia as refugees and resettled in Philadelphia. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Rohingya refugees resettled in Philadelphia find freedom that was worth the journey

  When Noor Fauziah Rashid first came to the United States, she found some things downright baffling. Like her Walmart coworkers, asking her if she’d gotten a customer’s phone number. “They said: ‘Did you take the digit?...
The Rohingya crisis shames the global community

The Rohingya crisis shames the global community

  The international response to the Rohingya crisis has been high on emotion, but depressingly low on action. As the Myanmar military began its latest “clearance operations” against the long-oppressed Muslim minority in Myanmar’s Rakhine...
If It Wants to, The World Can End This Genocide: Q&A with Rohingya Activist Nay San Lwin

If It Wants to, The World Can End This Genocide: Q&A with Rohingya Activist...

"My demand is to restore citizenship" to the Rohingya people, Lwin maintains "The international community is failing again and again to take the serious action against the Myanmar government..." The Rohingya people have been "living in...

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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...