Monthly Archives: July 2018

New Report Details How Myanmar Military Systematically Planned the Rohingya Genocide

New Report Details How Myanmar Military Systematically Planned the Rohingya Genocide

A woman walks among debris after fire destroyed shelters at a camp for internally displaced Rohingya Muslims in the western Rakhine State near Sittwe, Myanmar, on May 3, 2016. An extensive new report based on...
Detecting and deporting of Rohingyas

Detecting and deporting of Rohingyas

It is no longer shrouded in mystery as to how Rohingyas hailing from distant Mymnar for whatever reasons back home, should leave their country and be straightaway helped to illegally settle in Jammu ,...
Facing the Future: Voices From the Rohingya Refugee Camps

Facing the Future: Voices From the Rohingya Refugee Camps

Rohingya refugees are weighing an impossible choice: wait in limbo or risk violence in the hope of a better future. COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH — “If I get the chance, I’ll go back to Burma,” said...
Rohingya Refugees Reject Bangladesh Plan to Move to Remote Island

Rohingya Refugees Reject Bangladesh Plan to Move to Remote Island

Rohingya refugees say they will not accept a plan proposed by Bangladesh to relocate to a remote island, for fear it is unsafe. 'We will not find a way to move to a safer place...
UN urges Myanmar to create conditions for Rohingya return

UN urges Myanmar to create conditions for Rohingya return

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council urged Myanmar's government on Monday to step up efforts to create conditions that will allow Rohingya Muslims who fled a violent crackdown to safely return to...
Kobsak Chutikul’s departure from a committee helping address the crisis further dims hopes

Another blow for Surakiart’s Rohingya panelopinion

el on which the Myanmar government is counting to guide the country to peace and stability has suffered another major setback with the resignation of member Kobsak Chutikul, a retired Thai diplomat. Aung San...
Myanmar Forces Made ‘Extensive And Systematic’ Plans For Attacks on Rohingya: Fortify Rights

Myanmar Forces Made ‘Extensive And Systematic’ Plans For Attacks on Rohingya: Fortify Rights

A Myanmar border guard policeman patrols an area near the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh in Maungdaw township, western Myanmar's Rakhine state, June 29, 2018. Myanmar authorities made “extensive and systematic” plans for attacks on...

Supreme Court seeks government’s stance on deporting Rohingya Muslim refugees

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought to know the stand of the government on a petition challenging its decision to deport illegal Rohingya Muslim immigrants back to Myanmar. The matter came up before a...

UN urges greater global assistance to Rohingya refugees

  UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations on Tuesday called for greater international assistance not only to the Rohingya refugees but also for their host communities in South and Southeast Asia, particularly neighboring Bangladesh. In a...

Rohingya about to become the wretched of the earth: UN migration chief

The United Nations’ migration chief says the world “must rally” in support of the almost one million Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled state-sponsored violence in Myanmar and taken refuge in Bangladesh. William Lacy Swing,...

Rohingya face triple threat: UN migration agency

By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are facing a triple threat of extreme weather, funding shortfalls and uncertainty about their future. Head of the UN Migration...

The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched And Blamed

Myanmar's killing campaigns are now impossible to hide, and no clumsy government attempts at cover-up will conceal the facts, writes Ramzy Baroud. "In my four years as high commissioner, I have heard many preposterous claims....

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Fire at Rohingya camp

Fire at Rohingya camp in Ukhia

24 April, 2019 Cox's Bazar's Kutupalong Rohingya camp was hit by a fire. This happened on (today) Wednesday afternoon. Three units of fire service are...
ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

NAYPYITAW—The Arakan National Party (ANP) on Monday proposed abolishing the National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) at a meeting of the joint committee to draft...
FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - It was after Mohib Ullah scored his first political victories that the death threats began in earnest. On...
Malaysia's government has set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry to probe the Wang Kelian deaths [File: Damir Sagolj/Reuters]

Rohingya trapped inside a ‘genocide zone’

Declaring Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terror group won't impact them much Rohingya Muslims trapped in no man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh are sitting ducks...
Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

A Malaysian inquiry into the 2015 discovery of suspected human-trafficking camps and graves in the jungle heard Thursday police found one of the sites...