Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Combination of May 26, 2017, left, and Dec. 20, 2017, satellite images provided by DigitalGlobe show village of Gu Dar Pyin, Myanmar before and after its destruction DIGITALGLOBE VIA AP

Mass graves in Myanmar point to latest slaughter of Rohingya: AP

  BALUKHALI REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh -- The faces of the men half-buried in the mass graves had been burned away by acid or blasted by bullets. Noor Kadir finally recognized his friends only by the...
Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries.

DYER: Aung San Suu Kyi and the Rohingya

  Gwynne Dyer is an independent journalist whose articles are published in 45 countries. Nobel Peace Prize winners sometimes go on to undistinguished later careers, and some seem to have got the prize by mistake. Barack...
The refugee emergency along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border could have generations-long repercussions for the region and the world

Displaced Rohingya children left in limbo by refugee crisis

The refugee emergency along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border could have generations-long repercussions for the region and the world Ben Doherty Majuma Begum, 18, and her son Anwar Sadek in the Moinerghona refugee camp on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border. The...
A staffer at Rohingya Vision TV is shown in his editing suite at the channel’s studio in Ampang, near Kuala Lumpur, in this undated handout photo.

Malaysian Studio Specializes in News for Stateless Rohingya

In Ampang, a high-rent district in Kuala Lumpur, a studio and newsroom of a Rohingya-run operation churn out online broadcasts about dramatic developments in Myanmar’s Rakhine state for an audience of Rohingya refugees in...
Don’t interfere, let govt handle Rohingya case, Centre tells SC

Don’t interfere, let govt handle Rohingya case, Centre tells SC

ASG Tushar Mehta said, we don't want India to become the refugee capital of the world. I am not sure if it is time to throw our gates open to each and every refugee to...

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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...