Monthly Archives: February 2018

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began Noble Peace Laureate from Yemen Tawakkol Karman, right, holds a Rohingya refugee child during her visit to Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh,...
Rohingya refugees stand in a queue to collect aid supplies in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Jan. 21, 2018.

Rohingya, Little Progress but ‘Nobody is Coming to Kill Us’

Rohingya, Little Progress but ‘Nobody is Coming to Kill Us’ Rohingya refugees stand in a queue to collect aid supplies in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Jan. 21, 2018. DHAKA, BANGLADESH — Their houses are...
Rohingya refugees walk at Jamtoli camp in the morning in Cox`s Bazar on 22 January 2018. -- Reuters

Rohingya blood not cheaper than European blood

Rohingya blood not cheaper than European blood      It is obvious that what is happening in Rohingya is an ethnic cleansing and Rohingya blood is not cheaper than European blood, Ankara-based news agency Anadolu Agency quoted...
This composite image shows two satellite photographs of the same predominantly Rohingya village, Myar Zin, taken two months apart. The image on the left shows the village as it was on Dec. 2, and the one on the right shows it on Feb. 5, apparently leveled by Myanmar authorities in the intervening span.

PHOTOS: Myanmar Apparently Razing Remains Of Rohingya Villages

PHOTOS: Myanmar Apparently Razing Remains Of Rohingya Villages For the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar and what authorities describe as a brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing, the prospect of returning...
Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages By TODD PITMAN AND ESTHER HTUSAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGKOK — Feb 23, 2018, 4:34 AM ET The Associated Press This Dec. 2, 2017, satellite image provided...
Yoma Bank representatives did not immediately respond to this claim

A Bombing in Northern Myanmar Signals Strife Beyond the Rohingya

  BANGKOK — A bomb exploded at a bank in northern Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least two people and wounding 22 others, military officials said. The explosion occurred in the often lawless city of...
The Chief Minister’s reply stated that the foreign nationals have entered Jammu and Kashmir on their own. They are settled in Jammu and Samba districts

Rohingyas knock PDP’s door; directed to meet DIG

19 FIRs registered against 42 Rohingyas for drug peddling, girls’ trafficking JAMMU: Seeking release of Rohingyas, involved in various crimes, a delegation of Rohingyas, led by one Moulvi Khifayat Ullaha on Tuesday, visited the People...

Rohingya need an ‘autonomous region’, not repatriation

Rohingya need an 'autonomous region', not repatriation UK-based activists, who hail from opposite sides of Myanmar conflict, on why Rohingya repatriation plan is not solution. by Anealla Safdar 22 hours ago About one million Rohingya refugees are in...

Myanmar to resettle 6,000 stranded Rohingya refugees

Myanmar to resettle 6,000 stranded Rohingya refugees FILE- In this Sept. 4, 2017 file photo, a Rohingya woman living in no man’s land washes a pot from a stream near Cox’s Bazar’s Tumbru area, while...
Japanese midwife on sexual abuse of Rohingya women

Bangladesh says to meet with Myanmar on Rohingya trapped at border

DHAKA (Reuters) - Representatives from Bangladesh and Myanmar will meet on Tuesday to discuss the repatriation to Myanmar of more than 6,500 Rohingya Muslims trapped on a strip of unclaimed land between the two...
Rohingya refugees in Jammu. Credit: Raqib Hameed Naik

Media, Right-Wing Parties Linking Rohingya to Militant Attack Without Evidence, Refugees Allege

Jammu: Sitting along with a group of fellow Rohingya refugees in a makeshift tin shanty in the Narwal area of Jammu, Mohammad Younis is glued to a small TV and watching a national news...
Human rights organisation Amnesty International has urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Raise Rohingya, pellet guns with Modi, Amnesty urges Trudeau

Ahead of Trudeau''s week-long India visit from Saturday, Amnesty has also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to raise certain points related to human rights violation in Canada. Human rights organisation Amnesty International...

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Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon Photograph: Ann Wang/Reuters

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets Act Two Reuters journalists...
File photo of Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Rohingya repatriation: Myanmar to extend ‘secret’ MoU with UNHCR, UNDP for another year

Last year saw virtually no progress on important issues, including citizenship for Rohingyas Myanmar has agreed to extend a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...
Mohib Ullah, left, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH), speaks through a megaphone during an evening gathering between ARSPH members and a group of foreign journalists in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, April 16. Courtesy of W-TIMES

Rohingya refugees’ political group cries out for equal rights as Myanmar citizens

By Jung Da-min COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh ― The Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPH) is a political awakening for Rohingya refugees who...
Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Rohingya repatriation: 4th JWG meeting in Naypyidaw ends without any breakthrough

Bangladesh proposes visit from Myanmar to directly interact with Rohingyas As feared, the fourth meeting of the joint working group (JWG) of Bangladesh and Myanmar...
Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military Releases 126 Detainees in N. Rakhine

Military spokesman Brig-Gen. Zaw Min Tun attends the ‘four pillars’ meeting in Naypyitaw on April 30. The Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, on Friday said they...