Daily Archives: April 14, 2018

António Guterres, right, Secretary-General of the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting, Friday, April 13, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (Julie Jacobson/Associated Press)

Myanmar military put on UN blacklist for sexual violence

UNITED NATIONS — A new U.N. report puts Myanmar’s armed forces on a U.N. blacklist of government and rebel groups “credibly suspected” of carrying out rapes and other acts of sexual violence in conflict...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi before the opening ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit in Manila, Philippines on Nov 13, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS

Philippine President Duterte apologises to Myanmar’s Suu Kyi over Rohingya ‘genocide’ remark

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi before the opening ceremony of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit in Manila, Philippines on Nov 13, 2017. MANILA (REUTERS)...
Myanmar official: Rohingya likely allowed to apply for citizenship

Myanmar official: Rohingya likely allowed to apply for citizenship

Myanmar is likely to allow Rohingya Muslims to apply for citizenship, subject to verification, once they return, a senior Myanmar official said on Thursday, after hundreds of thousands from the ethnic minority group fled...
Myanmar says 'seriously concerned' over war crimes prosecutor move on Rohingya jurisdiction

Myanmar says ‘seriously concerned’ over war crimes prosecutor move on Rohingya jurisdiction

    YANGON (Reuters) - The government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi expressed “serious concern” on Friday over a move by the International Criminal Court prosecutor seeking jurisdiction over alleged deportations of Rohingya Muslims...

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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...
India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar's Rakhine

India hands over 250 houses for Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Activists say that development projects in Rakhine will have little impact unless human rights issues are addressed India has handed over 250 prefabricated houses it...
FILE PHOTO: A Rohingya woman and her baby are seen detained in a police station after a fishing boat carrying more than sixty Rohingya refugees was found beached at Rawi island in the province of Satun, June 12, 2019. (Reuters)

Dozens of Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained in Myanmar

YANGON: Police in strife-ridden Rakhine State in western Myanmar have detained dozens of Rohingya Muslims who were seeking to get to Malaysia by boat,...