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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3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

YANGON, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Three soldiers have been killed with another injured in rocket attacks by an insurgent group on an anchored tugboat...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar Oct 27, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state

d telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region,...
Last year Mahathir Mohamad castigated Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi for defending the military's crackdown on the Rohingya. (Photo: AFP/Mohd RASFAN) Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/mahathir-asean-rohingya-malaysia-11650358

PM Mahathir vows ahead of ASEAN meet to help Rohingya bound for Malaysia

BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders...
More than a million Rohingyas in the squalid refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar are living a life full of misery and hardship. (AN Photo)

Life at a Rohingya camp: An Arab News report

Rohingya youth also faced with extremely limited educational and employment prospects DHAKA, Bangladesh: It was in the evening of June 18 in Dhaka that I...
Rohingya refugees rest in a police station in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, after they were prevented from going on a sea voyage to Malaysia, May 15, 2019.

US Report: Bangladesh Ignoring Sex Trafficking of Rohingya

Bangladeshi criminal groups take Rohingya women from refugee camps at night, exploit them in sex trafficking and return them during the day, the United...