Daily Archives: April 1, 2018

File photo: Rohingya refugees, seen here waiting to receive rice, water and oil at a refugee camp at Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh November 28, 2017, are now seen as threatened by the approach of the monsoon season AFP

Dhaka to seek Moscow’s support over Rohingya issue

Some 700,000 Rohingyas have taken shelter in Bangladesh since August, 2017 Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali leaves Dhaka for Moscow on Sunday on a two-day visit. Mahmood Ali will hold official talks with his Russian counterpart...
Myanmar President Win Myint Win Myint is part of Aung San Suu Kyi's inner circle AFP/Thet AUNG Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/myanmar-president-pledges-to-amend-army-scripted-constitution-10090378

Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted constitution

NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar's new president promised to amend the country's army-written constitution in an inaugural speech Friday (Mar 30), challenging a charter that bans Aung San Suu Kyi from top office and gives the military...

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Dhaka is struggling to cope with the influx and wants to start relocating thousands of refugees to the island,

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya relocation to Bhashan Char

Bhashan Char is located 21 nautical miles from Noakhali, 11 nautical miles from Jahajir Char, 4.2 nautical miles from Sandwip, 28 nautical miles from...
Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Myanmar military fights Arakan Army among ancient Rakhine temples

Fighting between Myanmar's military and ethnic Rakhine insurgents has now reached the ancient temples of Mrauk U, the former capital of the Rakhine kingdom...
Kefayat Ullah, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, studies in his shelter in Leda camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh, 5 March, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Children expelled from schools for being Rohingya

Mohammed Ismail, a Rohingya boy who was expelled from Leda High School for being a Rohingya, poses for a picture in Leda camp in...
UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char

UN warns Bangladesh of ‘new crisis’ over relocation plan to Bhasan Char Bangladesh risks creating a "new crisis" for Rohingya refugees if it goes ahead...
Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

Malaysian Rohingya activist nominated for the US State Department award

This picture taken on August 20, 2018 shows Rohingya refugee Sharifah Shakirah, 25, founder of the Rohingya Women Development Network, posing for a photograph...