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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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...