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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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...

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...
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...
Bangladesh’s Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, second right, receives Myanmar’s Home Minister Kyaw Swe, second left, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Feb.16, 2018. Kyaw Swe, on a three-day visit to Bangladesh told Bangladesh’s president that Myanmar is ready to take back Rohingya Muslims who fled violence, though Bangladesh said it wanted the hundreds of thousands of refugees to have a safe and dignified return. (Associated Press)

Bangladesh gives names to begin Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh’s Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, second right, receives Myanmar’s Home Minister Kyaw Swe, second left, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Feb.16, 2018. Kyaw Swe, on...
First came the massacre. Then came the coverup.

First came the massacre. Then came the coverup

On Sept. 2, Buddhist villagers and Burmese troops killed 10 Rohingya men in the nation’s restive Rakhine state. (Reuters) By Editorial Board February 15 IN THE...