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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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...