Monthly Archives: May 2018

Rohingya refugees walk through a paddy field after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Israel, Myanmar sign agreement that allows changing each other’s history textbooks

Israel has killed more than 100 Palestinian protesters since late March; Myanmar is accused of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims Nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled their villages in Myanmar to Bangladesh in 2017 (Reuters) Israel...
Govt urged to submit Rohingya documents to ICC

Jamiat Ulama to reconstruct burned huts of Rohingya Muslims

Panipat: Jamiat Ulama has announced relief work for Rohingya Muslims. State President of the Jamiat Maulana Mohammed Khaled Qasmi told that on the direction of Jamiat President Maulana Syed Arshad Madani, the Jamiat will...
Gory Staged Video Being Shared As Rohingya Slaughtering Hindus

Gory Staged Video Being Shared As Rohingya Slaughtering Hindus

CLAIM: This is a video showing Rohingya Muslims slaughtering and cannibalising Hindus.   FACT: The video is staged and does not depict the scene of a mass killing. Don’t fall for fake news, click here to check...
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Tuesday urged the Bangladesh government to submit its observation along with detailed information

Govt urged to submit Rohingya documents to ICC

Dhaka, May 29 (UNB) – Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Tuesday urged the Bangladesh government to submit its observation along with detailed information and documents to International Criminal Court (ICC) over the crime against...
Bangladesh must respond to ICC letter on Rohingya 41 rights activists and academics urge govt

Bangladesh must respond to ICC letter on Rohingya: 41 rights activists and academics urge...

Bangladesh must respond to the International Criminal Court (ICC) along with all the information it has on circumstances surrounding the presence of the Rohingya on its territory, said 41 rights activists and academics yesterday. “It...
As many as 215 people lived in the shanties. “All our belongings are gone. All that is left are the clothes we are wearing,” said a resident.

Rohingya camp gutted in Nuh, 57 families affected

As many as 215 people lived in the shanties. “All our belongings are gone. All that is left are the clothes we are wearing,” said a resident. A Rohingya refugee camp in Haryana’s Nuh district...
One family, four countries - the dispossession of the Rohingya

One family, four countries – the dispossession of the Rohingya

Aidan JONES, Redwan AHMED - It takes a few moments to sift through the years of chaos and dislocation before Rohingya refugee Robi Alam settles on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, August 2012,...
Fields sit idle in areas where the ethnic minority once lived

Rohingya crisis starves Myanmar’s farms of workers

Fields sit idle in areas where the ethnic minority once lived A burned out Rohingya district in the village of Inn Din, in Rakhine State (Photo by Yuichi Nitta) MAUNGDAW, Myanmar -- Violence against Myanmar's Rohingya...
Rohingya refugees last month in Maungdaw district of Myanmar’s Rakhine state . PHOTO: YE AUNG THU/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES

Rohingya Militants Deny Slaughtering Hindus in Myanmar

Group dismisses Amnesty International finding that it killed dozens of Hindus in course of its violent expulsion last year A Rohingya Muslim militant group denied accusations Friday that it slaughtered Hindu civilians amid last year’s...
Sheikh Hasina’s support for Rohingyas has won her the admiration of the Muslim world. (Supplied)

Why Sheikh Hasina’s Rohingya advocacy is her insurance policy for India visit

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s unflinching support for Calcuttas will pay her rich dividends in West Bengal - the adjoining Indian state with a Muslim population of over 27 percent - where the Bangladeshi premier...
Amnesty Report on Massacre of Hindus by Rohingyas Triggers Outrage in India

Amnesty Report on Massacre of Hindus by Rohingyas Triggers Outrage in India

The revelations by Amnesty International were made on the basis of testimonies by dozens of witnesses and survivors of the communal violence in Rakhine in August last year. Only those who agreed to convert...
It is time to get tough on Aung San Suu Kyi and refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court

The Rohingya crisis bears all the hallmarks of a genocide

It is time to get tough on Aung San Suu Kyi and refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court REPORTS from parliamentary select committees are usually mild affairs. Often a consensus is forged out of...

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Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...
Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Nearly two years after the start of the massive Rohingya influx, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in association with the Policy Research Institute of...
People look at an unexploded rocket in Mrauk U Township in Rakhine State in March 2019. (AFP)

Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine State

  YANGON — A Plan International aid worker was shot by Myanmar security forces in Rakhine State, the army said Tuesday, the first time an...
A Myanmar delegation held repatriation talks during the weekend with Rohingya leaders in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar region.

Rohingya want recognition, citizenship, security before returning to Myanmar

  Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognised as an ethnic group with citizenship in their home country, leaders...