Daily Archives: March 13, 2018

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has decided to rescind its human-rights award to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar. Credit Hein Htet/European Pressphoto Agency

‘Never Again,’ Holocaust Museum Tells Burmese Leader

The decision by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to rescind its human-rights award to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is sad, and proper. Few people in modern times had evoked as much admiration and...
(COMBO) This handout image of a satellite photograph released by Amnesty International and DigitalGlobe on March 12, 2018 shows new structures and fencing built over the previously burnt village of Kan Kya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL / AFP

Burma ‘builds military bases’ on Rohingya razed villages

  Entire villages were burned to the ground last year as Burmese forces swept through Rakhine, killing and raping in a campaign the UN human rights chief called a 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing' Burma is...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...