Daily Archives: May 11, 2018

45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers: Full text of Dhaka declaration

45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers: Full text of Dhaka declaration

45th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers The Dhaka Declaration 45th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (Session of Islamic Values for Sustainable Peace, Solidarity and Development) Dhaka, People’s Republic of Bangladesh 5-6...
FILE PHOTO: Buddhist monks join a protest against a visit to Burma by a high-level delegation from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in Yangon on Nov. 12, 2013. (Photo: Reuters)

Burma, world Islamic bloc spar over Rakhine

Burma’s perennially contentious relationship with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) moved no closer toward amicability this week as the two sides traded barbs over the situation in Rakhine State, where a mass exodus...

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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...